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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
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
G20 countries respond to COVID-19 with investment reforms
29 Jun 2020
Governments take measures to protect health-related industries to prevent acquisitions where companies suffer from temporary financial stress.
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.
COVID-19 is a matter of life and debt, global deal needed
23 Apr 2020
The coronavirus pandemic hits developing countries at a time when they have already been struggling with unsustainable debt burdens for many years, as well as with rising health needs. UNCTAD calls for $1 trillion in debt relief.
Environmental impacts of coronavirus crisis, challenges ahead
20 Apr 2020
Written by Robert Hamwey, UNCTAD Economic Affairs Officer
Countries launch investment policies to counter COVID-19
3 Apr 2020
New UNCTAD monitor documents countries' latest investment policy responses to the economic fallout from the pandemic and reports on pre-crisis developments.