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Year in review: Top 10 UNCTAD stories of 2022
29 Dec 2022
From the ups and downs of global trade and investment to the risks of cryptocurrencies for developing countries, these are the most-read stories of the year.
Global trade set to hit record $32 trillion in 2022, but outlook increasingly gloomy for 2023
13 Dec 2022
Geopolitical tensions, high energy prices, rising interest rates and persistent inflation are expected to constrain global trade next year.
Creative economy offers countries path to development, says new UNCTAD report
7 Oct 2022
But more data and innovative and multidisciplinary policy responses are needed to enhance the development impacts of creative industries, especially in developing countries.
UNCTAD project helping tackle trade disputes in Southeast Europe
7 Sep 2022
A stronger dispute settlement system is essential to curb protectionist tendencies, ease tensions and ensure trade works for all.
Global trade hits record $7.7 trillion in first quarter of 2022
7 Jul 2022
But the positive trend for international trade may soon come to an end amid tightening policies and geopolitical frictions.
New UNCTAD website monitors global trade and GDP in real time
4 Jul 2022
The site improves the utility and accessibility of UNCTAD’s nowcasts for the international community.
COVID-19 recovery a chance to remake society for a better future
24 Jun 2022
UNCTAD reflects on the past two years of the pandemic to derive valuable lessons for the future.
Trade and right to food: UNCTAD and UN Human Rights issue open letter
13 Jun 2022
Heads of the two UN bodies call on world trade ministers to align policy and action to achieve global food security.
Ukraine war’s impact on trade and development
16 Mar 2022
UNCTAD’s rapid assessment of the war’s impact on trade and development shows a rapidly worsening outlook for the world economy, with the situation especially alarming for African and least developed countries.
Global trade hits record high of $28.5 trillion in 2021, but likely to be subdued in 2022
17 Feb 2022
All major trading economies saw imports and exports rise above pre-pandemic levels in the fourth quarter of 2021, with trade in goods increasing more strongly in the developing world than in developed countries.