Experts from 51 countries complete new course on agrotech, trade and gender
Investment promotion agencies from Estonia, India and Rwanda receive UN awards for excellence in their COVID-19 responses
The Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency wins special recognition for mainstreaming gender in investment promotion.
Improving statistics to foster gender equality in trade
UNCTAD and its partners embark on a project to harness data and statistics for gender-responsive trade policy.
New Asian trade bloc could help boost post-pandemic investment
Global foreign direct investment falls 49% in first half of 2020
The biggest drops occurred in developed countries, cutting across all major forms of foreign direct investment.
COVID-19 will likely transform global production, says UN report
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
All industries on the continent are reeling from the double blow of the coronavirus pandemic and low commodity prices, UNCTAD’s new report says.
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.