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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.
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.
Export restrictions do not help fight COVID-19
11 Jun 2021
By Ralf Peters and Divya Prabhakar, UNCTAD
Non-tariff measures course helps experts tackle trade challenges
25 Jan 2021
Participants are using the new information and knowledge gained to improve their research on trade barriers and help governments devise better policies.
Trade officials equipped to manage non-tariff measures amid COVID-19
20 Jul 2020
Over 150 officials complete an UNCTAD online course delivered as part of efforts to help developing countries tackle the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
Export restrictions: Fighting COVID-19 with hands tied
28 Apr 2020
By Pamela Coke-Hamilton and Ralf Peters, UNCTAD
Call for proposals: Social media campaign on tool boosting intra-African trade
7 Apr 2020
Design and run a digital campaign on the benefits of an online mechanism developed by UNCTAD and the African Union to remove non-tariff barriers to trade in Africa.
Post-Brexit UK exports could fall by $32 billion due to non-tariff measures and tariffs
25 Feb 2020
On the flipside, exports from developing countries to the UK could rise 4% following Brexit, says new UNCTAD study, entitled "Brexit Beyond Tariffs: The role of non-tariff measures and the impact on developing countries".
Trade costs of non-tariff measures now more than double that of tariffs
14 Oct 2019
Fuelled by legitimate public policy concerns, as well as ongoing trade tensions, the number of non-tariff measures (NTMs) has risen significantly. As such, they have become a key concern for traders as well as for trade policymakers aiming to ensure that trade can continue to be an effective means of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.