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Coastal developing countries bank on a sustainable ocean economy post COVID-19
6 Oct 2021
Barbados, Belize and Costa Rica are looking beyond the pandemic and climate shocks by developing and implementing national trade strategies strongly linked to resilience, conservation and the sustainable use of their marine resources.
Special economic zones drive economic diversification in Africa
28 Sep 2021
UNCTAD brings together various stakeholders to discus how special economic zones contribute to economic diversification and sustainable development in Africa.
How cooperation on trade can help tackle plastic pollution
3 Sep 2021
With about 75% of all the plastic ever produced becoming waste, countries are exploring how to use trade and development policies and negotiations in the fight against plastic pollution.
How to cushion consumers from high maritime freight rates
27 Jul 2021
By Jan Hoffmann, Head of Trade Logistics, UNCTAD
Turbulent prices on the high seas: Are calmer waters on the horizon?
26 Jul 2021
By Mark Assaf, Economist, UNCTAD
Vulnerable countries need help to adjust to carbon cuts in maritime transport
5 Jul 2021
Technical and financial assistance to poorer nations will help alleviate the costs of a planned transition to low-carbon shipping.
Seizing the opportunities of a circular economy in textiles
28 Jun 2021
By Henrique Pacini, Economist, UNCTAD
Building port resilience against pandemics
22 Jun 2021
UNCTAD launches a new course to help ports around the globe keep ships moving and goods flowing while protecting workers during the current and future pandemics.
COVID-19 slashes foreign direct investment in Africa by 16%
21 Jun 2021
The continent's commodity-dependent countries have been affected more severely than non-resource-based economies.