Building back better requires stronger competition and consumer protection in the digital economy
Investment promotion agencies from Estonia, India and Rwanda receive UN awards for excellence in their COVID-19 responses
The Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency wins special recognition for mainstreaming gender in investment promotion.
New Asian trade bloc could help boost post-pandemic investment
Global foreign direct investment falls 49% in first half of 2020
The biggest drops occurred in developed countries, cutting across all major forms of foreign direct investment.
Countries focus on protecting consumers amid and after COVID-19
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
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
COVID-19 will likely transform global production, says UN report
Investment flows to developing countries in Asia could fall up to 45% in 2020
Investment flows in Africa set to drop 25% to 40% in 2020
All industries on the continent are reeling from the double blow of the coronavirus pandemic and low commodity prices, UNCTAD’s new report says.