Building back better requires stronger competition and consumer protection in the digital economy
How biodiversity-friendly trade can support COVID-19 recovery
A new call to action urges countries to make BioTrade a lever for recovery and resilience in the wake of the pandemic.
Countries focus on protecting consumers amid and after COVID-19
Stakeholders gather to share experiences and exchange information to advance the welfare of consumers in open markets.
Blue BioTrade project set to improve fortunes in the eastern Caribbean
The project is a point of convergence for conservation and sustainable use of marine resources, and a driver for a blue and green recovery from COVID-19.
COVID-19 has changed online shopping forever, survey shows
The pandemic has accelerated the shift towards a more digital world and triggered changes in online shopping behaviours that are likely to have lasting effects
Developing countries pay environmental cost of electric car batteries
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.
Demand for raw materials for electric car batteries set to rise further
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.
Airlines must respect consumers' rights
Pamela Coke-Hamilton, Director of International Trade and Commodities, UNCTAD
Commodity exports to China could fall by $33.1 billion in 2020, study finds
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.