COVID-19: Global trade value chains, taxation and recovery
How biodiversity-friendly trade can support COVID-19 recovery
A new call to action urges countries to make BioTrade a lever for recovery and resilience in the wake of the pandemic.
Blue BioTrade project set to improve fortunes in the eastern Caribbean
The project is a point of convergence for conservation and sustainable use of marine resources, and a driver for a blue and green recovery from COVID-19.
How Africa can curb illicit financial flows to strengthen economies post COVID-19
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Curb capital flight to help fund COVID-19 response in Africa
Written by Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, UNCTAD
How to beat the lack of data on illicit outflows draining Africa of capital and tax
Written by Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Africa could gain $89 billion annually by curbing illicit financial flows
UNCTAD’s Economic Development in Africa Report 2020 says stopping illicit capital flight could almost cut in half the annual financing gap of $200 billion that the continent faces to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
COVID-19 devastates Palestine’s shattered economy
Under occupation, the Palestinian National Authority lacks the policy space and economic tools to deal with the massive challenge posed by the pandemic.
Should digitally delivered products be exempted from customs duties?
Written by Rashmi Banga, UNCTAD Economist