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New global alliance of special economic zones to boost development
17 May 2022
The alliance’s founding members represent 7,000 special economic zones in 145 economies, employing over 100 million people.
How digital multinationals are transforming global trade and investment
16 May 2022
Digital multinational enterprises are growing at breakneck speed and changing the nature of cross-border investment.
Circular economy can help stem biodiversity loss
19 Apr 2022
By Kweku Attafuah-Wadee, Lalen Lleander and Henrique Pacini, UNCTAD Economists
Four key challenges facing least developed countries
4 Apr 2022
The world’s poorest nations face many obstacles, including soaring debt, export marginalization, energy poverty and climate vulnerability.
Assessing the environmental impact of the export process of Bangladesh ready-made garments and its digitalization
15 Mar 2022
Written by: Yann Duval, Sangwon Lim and Mahezabin Natasha, Article No. 84 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°93 - First Quarter 2022]
How to tackle pollution fuelled by manufacturing in developing countries
18 Feb 2022
By Henrique Pacini and Kweku Attafuah-Wadee, UNCTAD Economists
From informal entrepreneur to successful businessman: Meet Geraldo Basilua from Angola
9 Feb 2022
UNCTAD’s Empretec entrepreneurship programme has helped him formalize and grow his businesses, contributing to sustainable development in the country’s northern provinces.
Strengthening garment industry vital for least developed countries in Asia graduating from category
3 Feb 2022
Graduation presents an opportunity for the countries to develop strategies that can position the textile and clothing sector higher up the global value chain.
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.