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Weathering a 'perfect storm' of cascading crises
25 May 2022
By Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
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.
Circular economy can help stem biodiversity loss
19 Apr 2022
By Kweku Attafuah-Wadee, Lalen Lleander and Henrique Pacini, UNCTAD Economists
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.
Strengthening garment industry vital for least developed countries in Asia graduating from category
3 Feb 2022
Graduation presents an opportunity for the countries to develop strategies that can position the textile and clothing sector higher up the global value chain.
Global foreign direct investment rebounded strongly in 2021, but the recovery is highly uneven
19 Jan 2022
New UNCTAD estimates show that infrastructure finance is up due to recovery stimulus packages, but greenfield investment activity remains weak across industrial sectors.
Least developed countries cannot afford to strand their assets, given their development challenges
26 Nov 2021
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Least developed countries at 50: Mid-life crisis or resilient maturity?
18 Nov 2021
By Rolf Traeger, Chief, Least Developed Countries Section, UNCTAD