UNCTAD chief wins award for promoting intra-African trade
Investment promotion agencies from Estonia, India and Rwanda receive UN awards for excellence in their COVID-19 responses
The Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency wins special recognition for mainstreaming gender in investment promotion.
New Asian trade bloc could help boost post-pandemic investment
Global foreign direct investment falls 49% in first half of 2020
The biggest drops occurred in developed countries, cutting across all major forms of foreign direct investment.
Curbing illicit financial flows to finance sustainable development in Africa
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
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
COVID 19: The Road ahead for African Trade
COVID-19 accelerates greater trade coordination in East Africa
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.
Global foreign direct investment projected to plunge 40% in 2020
COVID-19 causes steep drop in investment flows, hitting developing countries hardest. Recovery is not expected before 2022, says new UNCTAD report.