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Coastal developing countries bank on a sustainable ocean economy post COVID-19
6 Oct 2021
Barbados, Belize and Costa Rica are looking beyond the pandemic and climate shocks by developing and implementing national trade strategies strongly linked to resilience, conservation and the sustainable use of their marine resources.
International trade is back, but not for all
6 Oct 2021
By Alessandro Nicita, Ralf Peters and Carlos Razo, UNCTAD
How cooperation on trade can help tackle plastic pollution
3 Sep 2021
With about 75% of all the plastic ever produced becoming waste, countries are exploring how to use trade and development policies and negotiations in the fight against plastic pollution.
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
An inclusive COVID-19 recovery needs reliable and timely data
26 Jul 2021
UNCTAD helps strengthen international trade statisticians’ skills and capacity, for a continuous flow of high-quality statistics amid pandemic-induced disruptions to data supply.
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.
Seizing the opportunities of a circular economy in textiles
28 Jun 2021
By Henrique Pacini, Economist, UNCTAD