UNCTAD updates principles to promote biodiversity-friendly trade
COVID-19 drives large international trade declines in 2020
Services sector remains hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, dropping to levels last seen in the 1990s, nowcasts from UNCTAD's 2020 Handbook of Statistics show.
Digital trade facilitation for women cross-border traders
Written by: Sijia Sun and Alexandre Larouche-Maltais,
Article No. 66 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°88 - Fourth Quarter 2020]
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.
Building a ‘single window’ for trade in Turkmenistan
The government signed with UN agencies an agreement to build an electronic portal for trade procedures and documents in the Central Asian nation
Information Sharing Communities for Digitally Enabled Supply Chain Visibility
Written by: Mikael Lind, Margi van Gogh, Hanane Becha, Norbert Kouwenhoven, Wolfgang Lehmacher, Erik Lund, Henk Mulder, Niall Murphy and Andre Simha,
Article No. 64 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°88 - Fourth Quarter 2020]
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.
Trade Facilitation also matters for non-commercial transactions: the case of donated sports equipment
Written by Cecilia Viscarra,
Article No. 61 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°87 - Third Quarter 2020]
International transport and supply chains key to COVID-19 recovery: UN agencies
Eight UN organizations urge governments to take a risk-based approach to restoring maritime, air, and inland connectivity with minimal restrictions.