Trade AgreementsDisplaying results 1 - 10 of 31
Decades-old South-South trade deal offers new hope for sustainable future
1 Nov 2023
Greater cooperation and policy coordination are key to reviving the landmark Global System of Trade Preferences among Developing Countries for a greener and better tomorrow.
Trade's role in climate action in the spotlight at COP28
20 Jul 2023
The UN climate summit in December will give more attention to how trade can help accelerate the clean energy transition and cut global emissions.
How to increase benefits from the generalized system of trade preferences
18 Jul 2023
A new UNCTAD report examines gains from the half-century-old preferential trade scheme and how to make its benefits more inclusive and sustainable.
South-South trade agreement holds key to more sustainable and inclusive growth
9 May 2023
With one more ratification, the Global System of Trade Preferences among Developing Countries will unlock the full potential of a $16 trillion market with over 4 billion people.
UNCTAD's statement on outcome of WTO’s 12th ministerial conference
17 Jun 2022
The UN trade and development body said it looked forward to working with the World Trade Organization to ensure trade drives sustainable development.
Palestinian officials trained on trade policymaking and negotiations
15 Jun 2022
Training equips experts and policymakers to engage effectively in bilateral and regional negotiations on trade in services.
United Kingdom commits £1.8 million for UNCTAD’s work to ease trade
4 Mar 2022
The funding extends an ongoing partnership that has supported over 25 countries to expedite the movement of goods and strengthen public-private collaboration.
Asia-Pacific partnership creates new ‘centre of gravity’ for global trade
15 Dec 2021
A new free trade agreement, covering a third of the world economy, will eliminate 90% of tariffs among 15 East Asian and Pacific countries and is expected to boost intraregional exports by $42 billion.
Online course to help developing countries negotiate regional trade agreements in times of crisis
9 Nov 2021
COVID-19 has highlighted the gaps in existing multilateral and regional trade agreements in terms of ensuring protection and resilience during a global or regional crisis.