Bigger ships and fewer companies - two sides of the same coin
Written by Jan Hoffmann and Julian Hoffmann, Article No. 70 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°89 - First Quarter 2021]
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.
New Asian trade bloc could help boost post-pandemic investment
COVID-19 cuts global maritime trade, transforms industry
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.
Information Sharing Communities for Digitally Enabled Supply Chain Visibility
Written by: Mikael Lind, Margi van Gogh, Hanane Becha, Norbert Kouwenhoven, Wolfgang Lehmacher, Erik Lund, Henk Mulder, Niall Murphy and Andre Simha,
Article No. 64 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°88 - Fourth Quarter 2020]
COVID-19: Shipping data hints to some recovery in global trade
The coronavirus pandemic dealt a severe blow to global merchandise trade. Data from weekly port calls by container ships show early but uneven signs of recovery.
ASYCUDA powers delivery of aid in Beirut, ready to scale up
UNCTAD’s automated customs management system is well equipped to boost relief operations as people in Beirut start to recover from a massive blast.
Towards the decarbonization of international maritime transport: findings from a methodology developed by ECLAC on shipping CO2 emissions in Latin America
Written by Ricardo Sanchez, Silvana Sanchez and Eliana Barleta,
Article No. 56 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°86 - Second Quarter 2020]