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New digital tool enhances sustainability of trade facilitation reforms
20 Jan 2022
UNCTAD’s Reform Tracker has empowered 19 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America to better track, monitor and manage their trade facilitation initiatives.
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.
Here's how we can resolve the global supply chain crisis
18 Jan 2022
By Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
Trade facilitation e-learning platform trains over 1000 decision-makers in 2021
23 Dec 2021
Throughout the year, UNCTAD’s online trade facilitation courses helped officials from 27 countries gain knowledge and skills needed to implement World Trade Organization mandates.
Customs clearance software to boost trade for Kiribati and Tuvalu
21 Dec 2021
UNCTAD’s ASYCUDAWorld will help the vulnerable Pacific island nations automate import and export clearance procedures, reducing the time and costs needed to move goods across their borders.
The creative economy takes center stage
10 Dec 2021
Digital platforms connect artists, artisans, musicians, and filmmakers with a global audience — driving growth in emerging economies.
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
The World Bank’s 'Doing Business' report is out of business. So what next?
4 Nov 2021
By Ian Richards, UNCTAD economist