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Malawi seeks to enhance competition and consumer protection
15 Jul 2021
The southeastern African nation is determined to make legislative, administrative and procedural changes to make markets fairer and better protect consumers.
Ensuring open, competitive and fair digital markets
12 Jul 2021
As online platforms are global in nature, more regional and international cooperation is needed for effective enforcement of competition law in cross-border cases in the digital economy.
Vulnerable consumers of public utilities need more protection
6 Jul 2021
The economic and health crisis triggered by COVID-19 has put vulnerable consumers in a more precarious situation, leaving them unable to pay for essential household expenses.
Consumer empowerment needed to fuel sustainability
17 Jun 2021
Better and more inclusive policies can help move consumers from passive to active market players in the protection of the planet.
More international cooperation needed to better protect consumers
15 Mar 2021
Countries are urged to step up efforts to safeguard consumers’ health, safety and economic interests amid the pandemic.
Building back better requires stronger competition and consumer protection in the digital economy
24 Dec 2020
By Teresa Moreira, Head of the Competition and Consumer Policies Branch, UNCTAD
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.
COVID-19 has changed online shopping forever, survey shows
8 Oct 2020
The pandemic has accelerated the shift towards a more digital world and triggered changes in online shopping behaviours that are likely to have lasting effects
Airlines must respect consumers' rights
4 Jun 2020
Written by Pamela Coke-Hamilton, Director of International Trade and Commodities, UNCTAD