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UNCTAD warns of policy-induced global recession
3 Oct 2022
Projecting global growth slowing to 2.2% in 2023, UNCTAD outlines actions to avert crisis and support developing countries exposed to cascading crises of debt, health and climate due to inadequate financial support.
Targeted policies needed to boost investment in climate change fight
30 Sep 2022
Attracting international private investment is crucial to closing financing gaps to better respond to countries’ specific needs in climate adaptation and mitigation.
Supporting investment promotion in least developed countries
26 Sep 2022
A multi-agency programme strengthens the capacity of investment promotion agencies to increase sustainable investment in least developed countries.
Closing investment gap in global goals key to building better future
23 Sep 2022
UNCTAD chief Rebeca Grynspan highlights how to get more money into the Sustainable Development Goals, which face a $4 trillion annual investment gap in developing countries.
Investment treaty regime needs reforms to support climate action
6 Sep 2022
Reforms are essential to ensure investment treaties and associated investor-state disputes don’t hinder countries’ efforts to tackle climate change.
Supporting post-COVID-19 recovery among African cross-border traders
18 Jul 2022
UNCTAD equips 300 women small-scale traders in five countries with greater knowledge of trade rules, customs procedures and entrepreneurship skills.
Proposed minimum tax on multinationals has ‘major implications’ for investment policy
9 Jun 2022
Developing countries could lose out on tax revenues due to capacity and legal constraints on the implementation of needed reforms, UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2022 says.
Foreign direct investment to Latin America rebounded by 56% in 2021
9 Jun 2022
Investment flows to the region reached $134 billion last year, up from $88 billion in 2020. Only a few economies suffered further declines in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Investment flows to Africa reached a record $83 billion in 2021
9 Jun 2022
The continent saw foreign direct investment rebound strongly after the fall in 2020 caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.