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Countries focus on protecting consumers amid and after COVID-19
15 Oct 2020
Stakeholders gather to share experiences and exchange information to advance the welfare of consumers in open markets.
How COVID-19 is changing global value chains
2 Sep 2020
Written by Piergiuseppe Fortunato, UNCTAD Economist
COVID-19 is a matter of life and debt, global deal needed
23 Apr 2020
The coronavirus pandemic hits developing countries at a time when they have already been struggling with unsustainable debt burdens for many years, as well as with rising health needs. UNCTAD calls for $1 trillion in debt relief.
Defending competition in the markets during COVID-19
8 Apr 2020
UNCTAD urges competition authorities to use all their tools to combat the adverse consequences of COVID-19 in the markets.
UN calls for $2.5 trillion coronavirus crisis package for developing countries
30 Mar 2020
The consequences of a combined health pandemic and a global recession will be catastrophic for many developing countries and halt their progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.
Consumer protection crucial for the digital economy to thrive
13 Mar 2020
Written by By Teresa Moreira, Head of Competition and Consumer Policies Branch, UNCTAD
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.
Keeping markets fair in digital era requires stronger cooperation
26 Nov 2019
The first Instanbul Competition Forum meets amid growing concerns about market power and wealth concentration in the hands of a few digital giants.
Competition law crosses the digital threshold
18 Jul 2019
While competition law's logic is sound, it needs new levers to address the challenges of the modern world and help regulators and enforcers do their jobs.