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South-South trade agreement holds key to more sustainable and inclusive growth
9 May 2023
With one more ratification, the Global System of Trade Preferences among Developing Countries will unlock the full potential of a $16 trillion market with over 4 billion people.
Global forum spotlights actions to make trade more sustainable and inclusive
2 May 2023
The UN Trade Forum 2023 will highlight how developing countries can use trade to tackle global challenges including protecting the ocean, reducing digital and gender inequalities, and building more resilient economies.
Global trade slows, but ‘green goods’ grow
23 Mar 2023
World trade hit a record $32 trillion in 2022, but growth turned negative in the last half of the year. Environmentally friendly products defied the trend.
Black Sea Grain Initiative extended
19 Mar 2023
The UN welcomes the extension of the initiative, which has moved 25 million metric tons of grains and foodstuffs, helping to bring down food prices and stabilize global markets.
Time to unlock the creative potential of least developed countries
9 Mar 2023
Creative industries can play a critical role in building more resilient, sustainable and inclusive economies in the world’s most vulnerable countries.
Simpler rules of origin needed to boost free trade in Africa, study shows
13 Feb 2023
UNCTAD calls for reforms to existing rules to help the continent’s companies take advantage of African free trade agreements.
High food prices and strong US dollar are ‘double burden’ for developing countries, UNCTAD says
21 Dec 2022
As food becomes more expensive to import, it becomes even harder for developing countries to keep millions of people from going hungry.
Hemp’s versatility and sustainability offer huge opportunities for developing countries
13 Dec 2022
A new UNCTAD report examines the plant’s economic, environmental and social potential
Global trade set to hit record $32 trillion in 2022, but outlook increasingly gloomy for 2023
13 Dec 2022
Geopolitical tensions, high energy prices, rising interest rates and persistent inflation are expected to constrain global trade next year.