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New global alliance of special economic zones to boost development
17 May 2022
The alliance’s founding members represent 7,000 special economic zones in 145 economies, employing over 100 million people.
How digital multinationals are transforming global trade and investment
16 May 2022
Digital multinational enterprises are growing at breakneck speed and changing the nature of cross-border investment.
How four women in Malaysia built success during COVID-19
6 Apr 2022
UNCTAD’s Empretec programme equips entrepreneurs with the skills to overcome adversity and inspire others in their communities.
Small-scale woman trader keeps cross-border business afloat amid COVID-19
11 Mar 2022
Empowered by UNCTAD’s training, she endured pandemic-induced disruptions with persistence, hard work and business acumen, emerging stronger from the crisis.
Why gender mainstreaming is more crucial than ever
10 Mar 2022
Including a gender lens in national policies can empower women to participate in trade and structural transformation on an equal footing with men.
From informal entrepreneur to successful businessman: Meet Geraldo Basilua from Angola
9 Feb 2022
UNCTAD’s Empretec entrepreneurship programme has helped him formalize and grow his businesses, contributing to sustainable development in the country’s northern provinces.
Strengthening garment industry vital for least developed countries in Asia graduating from category
3 Feb 2022
Graduation presents an opportunity for the countries to develop strategies that can position the textile and clothing sector higher up the global value chain.
Global foreign direct investment rebounded strongly in 2021, but the recovery is highly uneven
19 Jan 2022
New UNCTAD estimates show that infrastructure finance is up due to recovery stimulus packages, but greenfield investment activity remains weak across industrial sectors.
Testing new guidelines for measuring illicit financial flows in Africa and Asia
19 Jan 2022
UNCTAD and UN regional commissions are piloting new methods for tallying the cross-border movement of money that is illicit in origin, transfer or use.