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Fostering the digital economy in small island developing states
4 Aug 2022
The application of digital technologies in international trade can contribute to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals.
The Weekly Tradecast: Economic diversification in Africa
14 Jul 2022
The series explores how major economic events affect developing countries. In the second episode, UNCTAD’s Africa director Paul Akiwumi talks about the urgent need for economic diversification on the continent.
How marine bioprospecting can spur development in small island states
23 Jun 2022
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Regulation rising as financial markets tackle climate risks
9 Jun 2022
An UNCTAD report shows that adoption of policy measures and regulations dedicated to sustainable finance accelerated in 2021.
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.
Global foreign investment recovered to pre-pandemic levels in 2021, but uncertainty looms
9 Jun 2022
UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2022 indicates FDI rebounded to nearly $1.6 trillion last year but warns this course is unlikely to be sustained in 2022.
Promoting sustainable fisheries trade in Eastern Caribbean
7 Jun 2022
Countries aim to protect the iconic queen conch, build a sustainable ocean economy and provide tangible benefits to people working in the region’s seafood value chains.
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.
How digital multinationals are transforming global trade and investment
16 May 2022
Digital multinational enterprises are growing at breakneck speed and changing the nature of cross-border investment.