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EU should consider trade impacts of new climate change mechanism
14 Jul 2021
The mechanism could help avoid “carbon leakage”, but its impact on climate change would be limited – only a 0.1% drop in global CO2 emissions – with higher trade costs for developing countries.
Export restrictions do not help fight COVID-19
11 Jun 2021
By Ralf Peters and Divya Prabhakar, UNCTAD
Non-tariff measures course helps experts tackle trade challenges
25 Jan 2021
Participants are using the new information and knowledge gained to improve their research on trade barriers and help governments devise better policies.
Trade officials equipped to manage non-tariff measures amid COVID-19
20 Jul 2020
Over 150 officials complete an UNCTAD online course delivered as part of efforts to help developing countries tackle the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
Call for proposals: Social media campaign on tool boosting intra-African trade
7 Apr 2020
Design and run a digital campaign on the benefits of an online mechanism developed by UNCTAD and the African Union to remove non-tariff barriers to trade in Africa.
Post-Brexit UK exports could fall by $32 billion due to non-tariff measures and tariffs
25 Feb 2020
On the flipside, exports from developing countries to the UK could rise 4% following Brexit, says new UNCTAD study, entitled "Brexit Beyond Tariffs: The role of non-tariff measures and the impact on developing countries".
Online tool to remove trade barriers in Africa goes live
17 Jan 2020
The tool, developed by UNCTAD and the African Union, will help make trade on the continent easier and less costly.
Trade costs of non-tariff measures now more than double that of tariffs
14 Oct 2019
Fuelled by legitimate public policy concerns, as well as ongoing trade tensions, the number of non-tariff measures (NTMs) has risen significantly. As such, they have become a key concern for traders as well as for trade policymakers aiming to ensure that trade can continue to be an effective means of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Non-tariff measures course empowers trainees from 32 countries
10 Oct 2019
Participants deepen knowledge on using non-tariff measures to foster market access and sustainable development.