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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.
Success of circular economy hinges on better governance of ‘waste trade’
5 Feb 2021
By Henrique Pacini, Economic Affairs Officer, UNCTAD, and Tze Ni Yeoh, Consultant, World Bank
UNCTAD updates principles to promote biodiversity-friendly trade
18 Jan 2021
How the UN helped Benin become the world’s fastest place to start a business on a mobile phone
30 Nov 2020
By Ian Richards, Economist, UNCTAD
New system boosts ease of doing business in Iraq
28 Oct 2020
A new online single window system for business registration in Iraq is supporting an entrepreneurial environment during COVID-19.
How biodiversity-friendly trade can support COVID-19 recovery
19 Oct 2020
Blue BioTrade project set to improve fortunes in the eastern Caribbean
13 Oct 2020
Growing plastic pollution in wake of COVID-19: how trade policy can help
27 Jul 2020
The pandemic has led to a surge in pollution from disposable products like plastic face masks and hand sanitizer bottles. Effective trade rules can help limit the spread of coronavirus waste.
Senegal's e-commerce sector helps country cope with COVID-19
24 Apr 2020
Trade ministry fast-tracks measures to ease access to essential goods and services during the pandemic.