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COVID-19’s economic fallout will long outlive the health crisis, report warns
19 Nov 2020
Inequalities and vulnerabilities risk worsening long after a vaccine becomes available. UNCTAD charts a roadmap for a more inclusive and better recovery, emphasizing the need to reshape global production networks.
Ringfencing corporate sustainability gains in an era of fragile globalization
25 Sep 2020
Written by Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, UNCTAD
COVID-19: UNCTAD warns of ‘lost decade’ if countries adopt austerity
21 Sep 2020
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2020 says coordinated public action is urgently needed for a better economic recovery.
Raising wages, squeezing corporate rents key to recovery from COVID-19
21 Sep 2020
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2020 warns that the global economy has grown more fragile, marred by deeper inequalities.
Top UN economists warn of crises of our own making if global 'megatrends' left unchecked
17 Sep 2020
A report by the UN Economist Networks says climate change, inequalities, urbanization, rapid population changes and the technological revolution will shape our world over the course of this century and calls for an overhaul of the way policies are made.
How COVID-19 is changing global value chains
2 Sep 2020
Written by Piergiuseppe Fortunato, UNCTAD Economist
How nations can structurally transform their economies
27 Aug 2020
The policy experiences that transformed China from a manufacturing assembly hub of the world to an economic powerhouse offer valuable lessons for countries in the global south.
''Made in Monde'': Time to rethink the system
10 Mar 2020
Written by Isabelle Durant, UNCTAD Deputy Secretary-General
Coronavirus: Can policymakers avert a trillion-dollar crisis?
9 Mar 2020
Downside scenario sees a $2 trillion shortfall in global income. UNCTAD calls for coordinated policymaking to prevent a global economic meltdown.
Slowing global economy reveals debt distress as biggest threat to international stability
26 Sep 2019
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2019 looks at the trends and challenges in the global economy, including: trade tensions, currency movements, corporate debt, a no-deal Brexit, inverted yield curves and negative interest rates.