UNCTAD updates principles to promote biodiversity-friendly trade
Bigger ships and fewer companies - two sides of the same coin
Written by Jan Hoffmann and Julian Hoffmann, Article No. 70 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°89 - First Quarter 2021]
COVID-19 drives large international trade declines in 2020
Services sector remains hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, dropping to levels last seen in the 1990s, nowcasts from UNCTAD's 2020 Handbook of Statistics show.
Vers une nouvelle hiérarchisation portuaire ouest-méditerranéenne dans l'ère de la COVID ?
Written by Yann Alix, Nicolas Montier et Olivier Faury,
Article No. 67 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°88 - Fourth Quarter 2020]
Too large to be missed: how fleet size and harmful subsidies undermine fish stocks sustainability
Written by David Vivas-Eugui and Claudia Contreras,
Article No. 68 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°88 - Fourth Quarter 2020]
Vanuatu graduates from least developed country status
Despite setbacks due to repeated natural disasters, the island nation has enjoyed steady economic growth since the mid-2000s.
Mauritius unveils plan to expand its industrial output
Improve productive capacities in the world’s poorest countries for stronger recovery, UNCTAD says
The COVID-19 economic crisis is forecast to reverse years of painstaking development progress in education and nutrition, and to pull 32 million people back into extreme poverty.
How ports in Africa and Asia are tackling common challenges
The 8th edition of UNCTAD’s port management series spotlights the top work done by TrainForTrade graduates from Ghana, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nigeria and the Philippines.