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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.
UNCTAD partners with DHL to empower women in e-commerce
29 Apr 2022
The partnership will help improve women digital entrepreneurs' skills and ease their access to global trade.
Entrepreneur helps women 'go digital' in Middle East
28 Apr 2022
Mona Ataya, a Palestinian-Lebanese entrepreneur who runs the largest online marketplace for women in the region, is one of UNCTAD's six eTrade for Women advocates.
Indonesian entrepreneur uses e-commerce to create inclusive opportunities
27 Apr 2022
UNCTAD eTrade for Women advocate taps into digital tools to grow her food business and build a connection between farmers and consumers.
COVID-19 boost to e-commerce sustained into 2021, new UNCTAD figures show
25 Apr 2022
The pandemic's impact on digital transformations and how e-commerce and associated digital technologies can contribute to the recovery are in focus during the UNCTAD eCommerce Week 2022 from 25 to 29 April.
Why gender mainstreaming is more crucial than ever
10 Mar 2022
Including a gender lens in national policies can empower women to participate in trade and structural transformation on an equal footing with men.
How to create more opportunities for women in trade
8 Mar 2022
As the world marks International Women's Day on 8 March, six women at UNCTAD outline what's needed for more women to play a leading role in trade.
Central African borders: A danger zone for women traders
2 Mar 2022
Written by: Alexandre Larouche-Maltais, Article No. 82 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°93 - First Quarter 2022]
Global trade hits record high of $28.5 trillion in 2021, but likely to be subdued in 2022
17 Feb 2022
All major trading economies saw imports and exports rise above pre-pandemic levels in the fourth quarter of 2021, with trade in goods increasing more strongly in the developing world than in developed countries.