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Partnerships and investment key to tackling today’s challenges, says UNCTAD deputy chief
13 Oct 2023
At the 4th Qingdao Multinationals Summit, Pedro Manuel Moreno urged concerted efforts and coordinated action to address global crises and promote sustainable and shared progress.
Despite anticipated ‘soft landing’ of US economy, UNCTAD warns of stalling and divergent global growth
4 Oct 2023
The Trade and Development Report 2023 projects world economic growth to slow from 3% in 2022 to 2.4% in 2023, calling for global financial reforms and more pragmatic policies to tackle pressing challenges.
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.
5 critical policy agendas for economic recovery in developing countries
17 Jun 2022
Experts propose bold policy ideas and innovative financing instruments to help developing countries build forward better.
UN crisis response group calls for immediate action to avert cascading impacts of war in Ukraine
13 Apr 2022
The world is on the brink of a “perfect storm” of crises, warns UN Secretary-General António Guterres. Dire consequences of the war on global food, energy and financial markets could upend billions of lives.
Ukraine war cuts global growth prospects by 1%
24 Mar 2022
UNCTAD alerts global economic growth will decrease to 2.6% from 3.6% for 2022 and that developing countries will need $310 billion to meet their external public debt service requirements this year.
How COVID-19 is changing global value chains
2 Sep 2020
Written by Piergiuseppe Fortunato, UNCTAD Economist
COVID-19 is a matter of life and debt, global deal needed
23 Apr 2020
The coronavirus pandemic hits developing countries at a time when they have already been struggling with unsustainable debt burdens for many years, as well as with rising health needs. UNCTAD calls for $1 trillion in debt relief.
UN calls for $2.5 trillion coronavirus crisis package for developing countries
30 Mar 2020
The consequences of a combined health pandemic and a global recession will be catastrophic for many developing countries and halt their progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.