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Fostering the digital economy in small island developing states
4 Aug 2022
The application of digital technologies in international trade can contribute to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals.
Global trade hits record $7.7 trillion in first quarter of 2022
7 Jul 2022
But the positive trend for international trade may soon come to an end amid tightening policies and geopolitical frictions.
New UNCTAD website monitors global trade and GDP in real time
4 Jul 2022
The site improves the utility and accessibility of UNCTAD’s nowcasts for the international community.
COVID-19 recovery a chance to remake society for a better future
24 Jun 2022
UNCTAD reflects on the past two years of the pandemic to derive valuable lessons for the future.
How marine bioprospecting can spur development in small island states
23 Jun 2022
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Trade and right to food: UNCTAD and UN Human Rights issue open letter
13 Jun 2022
Heads of the two UN bodies call on world trade ministers to align policy and action to achieve global food security.
Ukraine war’s impact on trade and development
16 Mar 2022
UNCTAD’s rapid assessment of the war’s impact on trade and development shows a rapidly worsening outlook for the world economy, with the situation especially alarming for African and least developed countries.
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.
Asia-Pacific partnership creates new ‘centre of gravity’ for global trade
15 Dec 2021
A new free trade agreement, covering a third of the world economy, will eliminate 90% of tariffs among 15 East Asian and Pacific countries and is expected to boost intraregional exports by $42 billion.