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Countries hail leadership of outgoing UNCTAD chief
4 Feb 2021
Member states from across the world fete Mukhisa Kituyi for his stellar service and staunch support for the aspirations of the global south.
UNCTAD chief wins award for promoting intra-African trade
15 Jan 2021
Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi was recognized by the African Union Commission for his work during the process that established the African Continental Free Trade Area
Curbing illicit financial flows to finance sustainable development in Africa
21 Oct 2020
By Paul Akiwumi, Director of Division for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
How Africa can curb illicit financial flows to strengthen economies post COVID-19
9 Oct 2020
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Developing countries pay environmental cost of electric car batteries
22 Jul 2020
Growth in electric car sales is great news for the fight against climate change, but the mining of the minerals used in their batteries poses serious risks for the environment.
COVID 19: The Road ahead for African Trade
7 Jul 2020
To mark "Africa Integration Day", UNCTAD Secretary-General, Mukhisa Kituyi, responds to questions on the impact of COVID-19 on African trade.
COVID-19 accelerates greater trade coordination in East Africa
26 Jun 2020
Training positions East African trade facilitation committees to work more closely and in a coordinated fashion for smooth recovery of intra-regional trade after the pandemic.
Demand for raw materials for electric car batteries set to rise further
25 Jun 2020
Surging need is driven by boom in electric cars, with 23 million passenger vehicles expected to be produced by 2030, says a new UNCTAD report.
Commodity exports to China could fall by $33.1 billion in 2020, study finds
28 May 2020
UNCTAD research shows that total commodity exports to China could fall dramatically as a result of the coronavirus crisis, but there may be a silver lining for some products.