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Decades-old South-South trade deal offers new hope for sustainable future
1 Nov 2023
Greater cooperation and policy coordination are key to reviving the landmark Global System of Trade Preferences among Developing Countries for a greener and better tomorrow.
UNCTAD sets out pathways to ease commodity dependence for greener, inclusive growth
9 Oct 2023
Commodity-dependent developing countries can achieve sustainable and inclusive economic growth by making their economic structures more diversified, resilient and prepared for a low-carbon future.
Commodity dependence: 5 things you need to know
9 Oct 2023
Agriculture, energy and mining products underpin global trade, but too much dependence on them can leave an economy vulnerable and people poor, especially in developing countries.
Cotton: Why it matters for a more sustainable future
5 Oct 2023
A fair, multilateral cotton trading system is vital to realizing the full economic, social and environmental benefits the crop can offer – for inclusive development.
Despite anticipated ‘soft landing’ of US economy, UNCTAD warns of stalling and divergent global growth
4 Oct 2023
The Trade and Development Report 2023 projects world economic growth to slow from 3% in 2022 to 2.4% in 2023, calling for global financial reforms and more pragmatic policies to tackle pressing challenges.
Digitally deliverable services boom risks leaving least developed countries behind
28 Sep 2023
UNCTAD steps up advocacy for global support to help vulnerable economies leverage digital trade for inclusive and sustainable development.
Paraguay Trade Facilitation Committee: looking for the right structure
22 Sep 2023
Written by Roberto Recalde, Article No. 109 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°99 - Third Quarter 2023]
Training equips women in science and technology to lead sustainability push
18 Sep 2023
An UNCTAD-Thailand partnership empowers women researchers and entrepreneurs in developing countries to spearhead efforts towards greener, more inclusive economies.
Trade facilitation: Countries make steady but uneven progress
15 Sep 2023
A new UN survey underlines the need for inclusive policies and greater international cooperation to ease trade for the benefit of all.