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Global foreign direct investment fell by 42% in 2020, outlook remains weak
24 Jan 2021
UNCTAD says uncertainty about the COVID-19 pandemic’s evolution and the global investment policy environment will continue to affect FDI flows in 2021. For developing countries, the prospects for 2021 are a major concern.
UNCTAD updates principles to promote biodiversity-friendly trade
18 Jan 2021
UNCTAD platform powers registration of over 25,000 businesses in Cameroon
7 Dec 2020
By entering the formal market, Cameroonian businesses and their employees may gain access to loans, insurance and legal protection even amid the coronavirus pandemic.
How the UN helped Benin become the world’s fastest place to start a business on a mobile phone
30 Nov 2020
By Ian Richards, Economist, UNCTAD
New system boosts ease of doing business in Iraq
28 Oct 2020
A new online single window system for business registration in Iraq is supporting an entrepreneurial environment during COVID-19.
How biodiversity-friendly trade can support COVID-19 recovery
19 Oct 2020
Blue BioTrade project set to improve fortunes in the eastern Caribbean
13 Oct 2020
How investment policies are responding to COVID-19
4 May 2020
A special issue of UNCTAD's Investment Policy Monitor presents the latest developments in national and international investment policies in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Senegal's e-commerce sector helps country cope with COVID-19
24 Apr 2020
Trade ministry fast-tracks measures to ease access to essential goods and services during the pandemic.