New Asian trade bloc could help boost post-pandemic investment
Global foreign direct investment falls 49% in first half of 2020
Global foreign direct investment projected to plunge 40% in 2020
COVID-19 causes steep drop in investment flows, hitting developing countries hardest. Recovery is not expected before 2022, says new UNCTAD report.
COVID-19 will likely transform global production, says UN report
Foreign investment in Latin America expected to halve in 2020
Investment flows to developing countries in Asia could fall up to 45% in 2020
Investment flows in Africa set to drop 25% to 40% in 2020
Ten actions to boost low and middle-income countries’ productive capacity for medicines
James Zhan, Director, Division on Investment and Enterprise, and Christoph Spennemann, Chief, Intellectual Property Unit, UNCTAD
COVID-19 heightens need for pharmaceutical production in poor countries
UNCTAD and the WHO have teamed up to respond to the urgent call to boost local production of essential medicines in developing countries.