Bigger ships and fewer companies - two sides of the same coin
Written by Jan Hoffmann and Julian Hoffmann, Article No. 70 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°89 - First Quarter 2021]
COVID-19 drives large international trade declines in 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.
Too large to be missed: how fleet size and harmful subsidies undermine fish stocks sustainability
Written by David Vivas-Eugui and Claudia Contreras,
Article No. 68 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°88 - Fourth Quarter 2020]
Vers une nouvelle hiérarchisation portuaire ouest-méditerranéenne dans l'ère de la COVID ?
Written by Yann Alix, Nicolas Montier et Olivier Faury,
Article No. 67 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°88 - Fourth Quarter 2020]
How ports in Africa and Asia are tackling common challenges
The 8th edition of UNCTAD’s port management series spotlights the top work done by TrainForTrade graduates from Ghana, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nigeria and the Philippines.
COVID-19 cuts global maritime trade, transforms industry
Sail cargo: Charting a new path for emission-free shipping?
Written by: Christiaan De Beukelaer,
Article No. 65 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°88 - Fourth Quarter 2020]
International transport and supply chains key to COVID-19 recovery: UN agencies
Eight UN organizations urge governments to take a risk-based approach to restoring maritime, air, and inland connectivity with minimal restrictions.
COVID-19: Shipping data hints to some recovery in global trade
The coronavirus pandemic dealt a severe blow to global merchandise trade. Data from weekly port calls by container ships show early but uneven signs of recovery.