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International trade is back, but not for all
6 Oct 2021
By Alessandro Nicita, Ralf Peters and Carlos Razo, UNCTAD
Special economic zones drive economic diversification in Africa
28 Sep 2021
UNCTAD brings together various stakeholders to discus how special economic zones contribute to economic diversification and sustainable development in Africa.
Minding the gap to foster better trade for sustainable development
23 Aug 2021
By Santiago Fernandez de Cordoba, Niematallah E. A. Elamin and Axel Marx
We urgently need to kickstart tourism’s recovery but COVID-19 crisis offers an opportunity to rethink it
3 Aug 2021
By Isabelle Durant, Acting Secretary-General, UNCTAD
EU should consider trade impacts of new climate change mechanism
14 Jul 2021
The mechanism could help avoid “carbon leakage”, but its impact on climate change would be limited – only a 0.1% drop in global CO2 emissions – with higher trade costs for developing countries.
Global economy could lose over $4 trillion due to COVID-19 impact on tourism
30 Jun 2021
Economic losses are mounting in developing countries due to the absence of widespread COVID-19 vaccinations.
Foreign investment flows to structurally weak economies remain fragile in 2020
21 Jun 2021
Foreign direct investment remains stable in least developed countries, but contracts severely in landlocked developing nations and small island developing states.
Make trade more sustainable and inclusive, leaders say
16 Jun 2021
Speakers at the UN Trade Forum call for a more coherent policy framework to ensure trade plays a bigger role in climate action, while fostering development.
Ensuring a greener recovery through trade
8 Jun 2021
Leading figures convene at the UN Trade Forum 2021 to explore how to ensure a COVID-19 economic recovery that protects the planet and promotes inclusive development.