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Harnessing the promise of blockchain to change lives
2 Mar 2021
The technology that runs cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin could be used in many applications that contribute to sustainable development, from crop insurance to vaccine supply chains.
Facilitating crew changes and repatriation of seafarers during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond
2 Mar 2021
Written by Anila Premti and Regina Asariotis, Article No. 72 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°89 - First Quarter 2021]
Emerging technologies can foster an inclusive COVID-19 recovery
25 Feb 2021
UNCTAD’s Technology and Innovation Report 2021 warns, however, of serious implications for development objectives if poor communities are overwhelmed or left behind by the new technological wave.
A few developing countries overperform on frontier technologies, but most lag behind
25 Feb 2021
Although many low and middle-income economies are unprepared for the new technological wave, some are punching above their weight, and a new UNCTAD report spotlights the overperformers.
How maritime transport can boost national economies towards a global recovery from COVID-19
24 Feb 2021
Written by Helio Vicente, Article No. 71 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°89 - First Quarter 2021]
Switzerland climbs to top of global e-commerce index
17 Feb 2021
Switzerland replaced the Netherlands at the top of UNCTAD's Business-to-Consumer E-commerce Index 2020, which ranks 152 countries on their readiness to engage in online commerce.
East Asian economies drive global trade recovery
10 Feb 2021
The rebound in the fourth quarter of 2020 was uneven and largely powered by the trade of goods from and to developing countries.
‘Going digital’: How to build an inclusive digital economy in the wake of COVID-19
29 Jan 2021
By Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
Germany funds work to boost trade in Bolivia, Ecuador, Honduras and Mongolia
22 Jan 2021
The funding will enable UNCTAD to build the capacity of stakeholders from the public and private sectors to implement trade facilitation reforms in the selected countries.