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New digital tool enhances sustainability of trade facilitation reforms
20 Jan 2022
UNCTAD’s Reform Tracker has empowered 19 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America to better track, monitor and manage their trade facilitation initiatives.
Testing new guidelines for measuring illicit financial flows in Africa and Asia
19 Jan 2022
UNCTAD and UN regional commissions are piloting new methods for tallying the cross-border movement of money that is illicit in origin, transfer or use.
Here's how we can resolve the global supply chain crisis
18 Jan 2022
By Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
Trade facilitation e-learning platform trains over 1000 decision-makers in 2021
23 Dec 2021
Throughout the year, UNCTAD’s online trade facilitation courses helped officials from 27 countries gain knowledge and skills needed to implement World Trade Organization mandates.
Customs clearance software to boost trade for Kiribati and Tuvalu
21 Dec 2021
UNCTAD’s ASYCUDAWorld will help the vulnerable Pacific island nations automate import and export clearance procedures, reducing the time and costs needed to move goods across their borders.
Global merchandise trade exceeds pre-COVID-19 level, but services recovery falls short
9 Dec 2021
UNCTAD nowcasts show that trade in services has not yet reached its pre-pandemic level, while merchandise trade is projected to have surpassed it by 15%.
Short sea shipping and the energy transition
9 Dec 2021
Written by: Sinan Dalli, Article No. 81 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°92 - Fourth Quarter 2021]
Global trade in goods hits all-time quarterly high of $5.6 trillion
30 Nov 2021
UNCTAD estimates show that in the third quarter of 2021 world trade continued its strong recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic – albeit unevenly across countries and sectors.
Least developed countries cannot afford to strand their assets, given their development challenges
26 Nov 2021
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD