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Shipping during COVID-19: Why container freight rates have surged
23 Apr 2021
UNCTAD examines the complex factors behind the unprecedented shortage of containers hampering trade’s recovery, and how to avoid a similar situation in the future.
Pooling together knowledge and data for more sustainable maritime transport
30 Mar 2021
Written by Jan Hoffmann, Nancy Vandycke, and Richard Martin Humphreys, Article No. 74 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°90 - Second Quarter 2021]
UNCTAD launches new e-learning platform to facilitate trade
17 Mar 2021
Developing countries can learn through the platform how to implement reforms to ease trade despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Germany funds work to boost trade in Bolivia, Ecuador, Honduras and Mongolia
22 Jan 2021
The funding will enable UNCTAD to build the capacity of stakeholders from the public and private sectors to implement trade facilitation reforms in the selected countries.
COVID-19 drives large international trade declines in 2020
9 Dec 2020
Services sector remains hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, dropping to levels last seen in the 1990s, nowcasts from UNCTAD's 2020 Handbook of Statistics show.
Digital trade facilitation for women cross-border traders
10 Nov 2020
Written by Sijia Sun and Alexandre Larouche-Maltais, Article No. 66 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°88 - Fourth Quarter 2020]
Building a ‘single window’ for trade in Turkmenistan
16 Oct 2020
The government signed with UN agencies an agreement to build an electronic portal for trade procedures and documents in the Central Asian nation
Information Sharing Communities for Digitally Enabled Supply Chain Visibility
15 Oct 2020
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]
Trade Facilitation also matters for non-commercial transactions: the case of donated sports equipment
21 Sep 2020
Written by Cecilia Viscarra, Article No. 61 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°87 - Third Quarter 2020]