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COVID-19: Global trade value chains, taxation and recovery
6 Nov 2020
By Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, UNCTAD
How Africa can curb illicit financial flows to strengthen economies post COVID-19
9 Oct 2020
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Curb capital flight to help fund COVID-19 response in Africa
30 Sep 2020
Written by Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, UNCTAD
How to beat the lack of data on illicit outflows draining Africa of capital and tax
29 Sep 2020
Written by Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Africa could gain $89 billion annually by curbing illicit financial flows
28 Sep 2020
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
8 Sep 2020
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?
16 Jul 2020
Written by Rashmi Banga, UNCTAD Economist
Civil society calls for more honest narrative about benefits of trade
1 Jun 2018
Representatives of non-governmental organizations told UNCTAD that stopping the anti-globalization tide required a new development narrative, and franker conversations about the risks of open borders
United States tax act could lead to repatriation of $2 trillion of overseas investment
5 Feb 2018
The United States tax reform bill will have significant implications for global FDI patterns, affecting multinational enterprises and foreign affiliates accounting for almost 50% of global foreign direct investment stock.
Tax avoidance threatens development agenda, meeting told
10 Nov 2017
Tax avoidance like that highlighted by the Paradise Papers is among the threats to the economic and social aspirations of the international community – embodied in the Sustainable Development Goals – since tax not paid denies an important stream of financing, experts meeting with United Nations member States in Geneva this week said.