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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.
Angola: Unlocking the potential of creative industries
13 Sep 2023
The country’s nascent creative industries hold vast potential to help diversify its oil-dependent economy. To do so, greater investment and policy support are indispensable.
UNCTAD’s creative economy work gains fresh momentum at G20
28 Aug 2023
The G20 sheds light on the transformative power of cultural and creative sectors, and how international organizations including UNCTAD can help.
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.
Global trade growth returns but outlook for 2023 is poor
21 Jun 2023
Following two consecutive quarters of decline, global trade in goods and services rebounded between January and March 2023. But prospects for the rest of the year are bleak.
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.
Global trade slows, but ‘green goods’ grow
23 Mar 2023
World trade hit a record $32 trillion in 2022, but growth turned negative in the last half of the year. Environmentally friendly products defied the trend.
Simpler rules of origin needed to boost free trade in Africa, study shows
13 Feb 2023
UNCTAD calls for reforms to existing rules to help the continent’s companies take advantage of African free trade agreements.
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.