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Study shows COVID-19 effects on trade in biodiversity products
18 May 2022
The pandemic has posed challenges but also created opportunities for workers and businesses producing and selling biodiversity-based goods and services.
Creative industry 4.0 offers vast opportunities for developing countries
21 Apr 2022
A new UNCTAD report provides policy options for developing countries to harness new technological trends for their creative economies.
Circular economy can help stem biodiversity loss
19 Apr 2022
By Kweku Attafuah-Wadee, Lalen Lleander and Henrique Pacini, UNCTAD Economists
UN crisis response group calls for immediate action to avert cascading impacts of war in Ukraine
13 Apr 2022
The world is on the brink of a “perfect storm” of crises, warns UN Secretary-General António Guterres. Dire consequences of the war on global food, energy and financial markets could upend billions of lives.
Four key challenges facing least developed countries
4 Apr 2022
The world’s poorest nations face many obstacles, including soaring debt, export marginalization, energy poverty and climate vulnerability.
Ukraine war cuts global growth prospects by 1%
24 Mar 2022
UNCTAD alerts global economic growth will decrease to 2.6% from 3.6% for 2022 and that developing countries will need $310 billion to meet their external public debt service requirements this year.
Ukraine war risks further cuts to development finance
23 Mar 2022
The conflict could widen the $3.6 trillion annual gap in financing needed to achieve sustainable development goals and worsen the debt burden in many developing countries.
Transport connectivity key to enhancing productive capacities in landlocked developing countries
18 Mar 2022
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Ukraine war’s impact on trade and development
16 Mar 2022
UNCTAD’s rapid assessment of the war’s impact on trade and development shows a rapidly worsening outlook for the world economy, with the situation especially alarming for African and least developed countries.