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Global trade slows, but ‘green goods’ grow
23 Mar 2023
World trade hit a record $32 trillion in 2022, but growth turned negative in the last half of the year. Environmentally friendly products defied the trend.
Tackling gender divides can create more e-commerce success
17 Mar 2023
Experts at an UNCTAD event outline how to enable women to benefit more from the digital revolution and enhance their participation in trade.
How to unlock women’s potential in the digital economy
8 Mar 2023
By Shamika N. Sirimanne, Director of Technology and Logistics, UNCTAD and Ratnakar Adhikari, Executive Director, Enhanced Integrated Framework
UNCTAD calls for urgent global action to support the world’s 46 least developed countries
3 Mar 2023
The world’s most vulnerable economies need urgent global action as current crises threaten to reverse decades of development gains.
UNCTAD supports Barbados to bolster economic diversification
2 Mar 2023
Targeted policy strategies and closer cooperation with other developing countries are essential to boosting the country’s resilience to economic shocks.
Simpler rules of origin needed to boost free trade in Africa, study shows
13 Feb 2023
UNCTAD calls for reforms to existing rules to help the continent’s companies take advantage of African free trade agreements.
Scaling up plastic substitutes is key to tackling pollution
3 Feb 2023
Nature abounds in sustainable alternatives to plastics, but companies and countries must work across borders to boost their production and tackle barriers.
Netherlands commits $10 million for UNCTAD’s work on digital economy, business and investment facilitation
18 Jan 2023
The country’s ministry of foreign affairs, trade and development cooperation will provide the funds during the period 2023–2026
Year in review: Top 10 UNCTAD stories of 2022
29 Dec 2022
From the ups and downs of global trade and investment to the risks of cryptocurrencies for developing countries, these are the most-read stories of the year.