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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.
Angola: Empowering women through honey
14 Mar 2023
An UNCTAD project is harnessing the power of bees to help women improve their livelihoods while creating sustainable opportunities in rural communities in the southern African nation.
Tajikistan: Unlocking investment for sustainable development
9 Mar 2023
New UNCTAD analysis explores ways to unleash the landlocked nation’s economic potential through a more conducive environment for investment and businesses.
UNCTAD calls for urgent global action to support the world’s 46 least developed countries
3 Mar 2023
The world’s most vulnerable economies need urgent global action as current crises threaten to reverse decades of development gains.
UNCTAD supports Barbados to bolster economic diversification
2 Mar 2023
Targeted policy strategies and closer cooperation with other developing countries are essential to boosting the country’s resilience to economic shocks.
UNCTAD reiterates commitment to Africa at continental summit
19 Feb 2023
The organization will continue to support the continent’s countries to cope with ongoing multiple and interrelated crises, and build resilience to future shocks.
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.
Angola harnesses the potential of its creative industries
3 Feb 2023
UNCTAD supports Angola to build vibrant cultural and creative industries to create jobs and trade opportunities.
UNCTAD and Islamic Development Bank join forces to spur sustainable investment
23 Jan 2023
They have developed principles to guide investment policies in accelerating progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals in 57 countries.