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Pooling together knowledge and data for more sustainable maritime transport
30 Mar 2021
Written by Jan Hoffmann, Nancy Vandycke, and Richard Martin Humphreys, Article No. 74 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°90 - Second Quarter 2021]
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.
How maritime transport can boost national economies towards a global recovery from COVID-19
24 Feb 2021
Written by Helio Vicente, Article No. 71 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°89 - First Quarter 2021]
Bigger ships and fewer companies - two sides of the same coin
11 Jan 2021
Written by Jan Hoffmann and Julian Hoffmann, Article No. 70 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°89 - First Quarter 2021]
COVID-19 cuts global maritime trade, transforms industry
12 Nov 2020
The pandemic has sent shockwaves through global maritime transport and laid the foundations for a transformed industry and associated supply chains. UNCTAD expects a return to growth in 2021
Information Sharing Communities for Digitally Enabled Supply Chain Visibility
15 Oct 2020
Written by Mikael Lind, Margi van Gogh, Hanane Becha, Norbert Kouwenhoven, Wolfgang Lehmacher, Erik Lund, Henk Mulder, Niall Murphy and Andre Simha, Article No. 64 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°88 - Fourth Quarter 2020]
COVID-19: Shipping data hints to some recovery in global trade
9 Sep 2020
The coronavirus pandemic dealt a severe blow to global merchandise trade. Data from weekly port calls by container ships show early but uneven signs of recovery.
ASYCUDA powers delivery of aid in Beirut, ready to scale up
3 Sep 2020
UNCTAD’s automated customs management system is well equipped to boost relief operations as people in Beirut start to recover from a massive blast.
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.
Towards the decarbonization of international maritime transport: findings from a methodology developed by ECLAC on shipping CO2 emissions in Latin America
17 Jul 2020
Written by Ricardo Sanchez, Silvana Sanchez and Eliana Barleta, Article No. 56 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°86 - Second Quarter 2020]