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
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.
Building a ‘single window’ for trade in Turkmenistan
The government signed with UN agencies an agreement to build an electronic portal for trade procedures and documents in the Central Asian nation
Mineral tracking tool helps Zambia combat illicit financial flows
An UNCTAD data evaluation tool helps the southern African nation recover an additional $1 million in export dues from mining companies in one year.
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.
'Digitizing Global Maritime Trade' project launched
The project aims at reducing maritime trade costs by improving customs administrations access to advance cargo information and increasing efficiencies in customs clearance processes.