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Global plastic trade 40% bigger than previously thought, study finds
3 Mar 2021
Drawing on a powerful new database that tracks and traces the plastic life cycle, UNCTAD shows where countries can apply trade policy pressure to reduce pollution.
Nations to meet in Barbados to chart new path for post-coronavirus economic recovery
5 Aug 2020
UNCTAD15, the UN trade and development body's fifteenth quadrennial conference, will take place under the theme “From inequality and vulnerability to prosperity for all” as the world seeks solutions for a global new normal.
COVID-19: UN calls on governments to help landlocked neighbours
10 Jun 2020
Well-functioning transit transport services and procedures are essential to ensure people in landlocked developing countries have timely access to medical products and basic goods during and after the crisis.
UN seeks to build transport and trade resilience in wake of COVID-19
28 May 2020
UNCTAD and the five UN regional commissions join forces to help developing countries tackle trade and transport challenges from the coronavirus pandemic.
Angola to reform business climate to boost investment in agribusiness
9 Sep 2019
The Ministry of Trade, the Ministry of Economy and Planning and UNCTAD discussed reforms to boost FDI for economic diversification during the presentation of the Investment Policy Review (IPR)
Why Angola must foster entrepreneurship and diversify its economy
13 Aug 2019
Written byPaul Akiwumi, Director, Division for Africa, Least Developed Countries and Special Programmes, UNCTAD
The Gambia targets African tourists for more sustainable growth
24 May 2019
The West African nation hopes to attract more tourists from the continent and has enlisted UNCTAD and the UN Economic Commission for Africa in the endeavour.
Project tackles non-tariff barriers in Africa
21 Mar 2019
With the African Continental Free Trade Area just one ratification away from entry into force, a project gets to work on a new online tool for reporting and resolving trade barriers.
Angola gets to work on making trade easier, cheaper and faster
7 Sep 2018
UNCTAD held a workshop in Luanda to help government officials work on meeting Angola's obligations under the World Trade Organization's Trade Facilitation Agreement.