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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.
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
Prospects for economic growth in 2020 hinge on reducing trade disputes and uncertainty, UN finds
16 Jan 2020
The United Nations’ flagship publication on expected trends in the global economy, the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2020, predicts that one in five countries will see per capita incomes stagnate or decline this year.
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.
Cairo home to new competition-focused training centre
21 Nov 2018
Competition agencies from seven Middle East and North African countries will benefit from world-class courses offered at innovative training hub in Egypt.
Botswana greets scrutiny of competition law and policy
13 Jul 2018
Botswana welcomes voluntary peer review of legal and institutional competition framework, underlining its government’s commitment to a fair business environment and protecting consumers