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COVID-19: Global trade value chains, taxation and recovery
6 Nov 2020
By Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, 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
Curb capital flight to help fund COVID-19 response in Africa
30 Sep 2020
Written by Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, UNCTAD
How to beat the lack of data on illicit outflows draining Africa of capital and tax
29 Sep 2020
Written by Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Africa could gain $89 billion annually by curbing illicit financial flows
28 Sep 2020
UNCTAD’s Economic Development in Africa Report 2020 says stopping illicit capital flight could almost cut in half the annual financing gap of $200 billion that the continent faces to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
COVID-19 devastates Palestine’s shattered economy
8 Sep 2020
Under occupation, the Palestinian National Authority lacks the policy space and economic tools to deal with the massive challenge posed by the pandemic.
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.
Should digitally delivered products be exempted from customs duties?
16 Jul 2020
Written by Rashmi Banga, UNCTAD Economist
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.