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Why and how to measure international transport costs
22 Dec 2020
Written by Nour Barnat, Jennifer Brown, David Cristallo, Goran Dominioni, Dominik Englert, Ronald Apriliyanto Halim, Jan Hoffmann, Onno Hoffmeister, Nicholas-Joseph Lazarou, and Wendela Schim Van Der Loeff, Article No. 69 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°89 - First Quarter 2021]
Sail cargo: Charting a new path for emission-free shipping?
5 Nov 2020
Written by: Christiaan De Beukelaer, Article No. 65 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°88 - Fourth Quarter 2020]
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.
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.
Commodity exports to China could fall by $33.1 billion in 2020, study finds
28 May 2020
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.
Angola eyes former coffee glory for more sustainable growth
6 May 2020
Overdependence on oil has fuelled volatile and uneven growth. Coffee could help the country change course if it can revive production and add value to its beans.
Decarbonizing Shipping: What role for flag states?
24 Mar 2020
Written Jan Hoffmann, Torbjörn Rydbergh, and Alastair Stevenson Article No. 50 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°86 - Second Quarter 2020]
Short-terms effects of the coronavirus outbreak: what does the shipping data say?
4 Mar 2020
Written by Abudi Zein, Article No. 48 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°85 - First Quarter 2020]
Seizing the opportunity of the climate action momentum
9 Dec 2019
UNCTAD supports efforts to promote sustainability, adapt and build resilience against the climate emergency.