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Study shows COVID-19 effects on trade in biodiversity products
18 May 2022
The pandemic has posed challenges but also created opportunities for workers and businesses producing and selling biodiversity-based goods and services.
Circular economy can help stem biodiversity loss
19 Apr 2022
By Kweku Attafuah-Wadee, Lalen Lleander and Henrique Pacini, UNCTAD Economists
Global merchandise trade exceeds pre-COVID-19 level, but services recovery falls short
9 Dec 2021
UNCTAD nowcasts show that trade in services has not yet reached its pre-pandemic level, while merchandise trade is projected to have surpassed it by 15%.
Call for a global services-led transformation, community for post-pandemic recovery
2 Oct 2021
Global Services Forum requests that UNCTAD provide the platform to boost dialogue and expand the services community given the power of services to unlock economic transformation and development in developing countries.
Why trade must be part of the solution to biodiversity loss
21 May 2021
Unsustainable trade is behind the biodiversity crisis threatening our existence. But done sustainably, international commerce can help protect our planet’s precious resources.
Women in rural Namibia profit from biodiversity-friendly trade
19 May 2021
The sustainable use and trade of indigenous plants has created valuable economic opportunities for 2,500 Namibian women and their communities.
UNCTAD updates principles to promote biodiversity-friendly trade
18 Jan 2021
Guidelines to help governments, companies and consumers benefit from sustainable trade in precious plants and animals now include elements such as climate resilience and marine biodiversity.
COVID-19 drives large international trade declines in 2020
9 Dec 2020
Services sector remains hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, dropping to levels last seen in the 1990s, nowcasts from UNCTAD's 2020 Handbook of Statistics show.
How biodiversity-friendly trade can support COVID-19 recovery
19 Oct 2020
A new call to action urges countries to make BioTrade a lever for recovery and resilience in the wake of the pandemic.