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Global foreign direct investment priorities post-pandemic hinge on resilience and sustainability
21 Jun 2021
COVID-19 recovery investment plans largely focus on infrastructure sectors that are key to building productive capacities.
Debt relief and productive capacities key to recovery in middle-income countries
16 Jun 2021
Solving the challenges facing this diverse group of nations, which are home to three out of four people, is critical to putting the world on a more sustainable and inclusive post-COVID-19 development path.
Duflo offers pathways to a better future, lessons from COVID-19 crisis
16 Jun 2021
Coronavirus pandemic recovery efforts should provide comprehensive social protection, fight climate change and ensure vaccines reach the poorest people quickly.
Carbon emissions anywhere threaten development everywhere
2 Jun 2021
By Graham Mott, Carlos Razo and Robert Hamwey
Global trade’s recovery from COVID-19 crisis hits record high
19 May 2021
Trade in goods during the first quarter of 2021 was higher than the pre-pandemic level, but trade in services remained substantially below averages.
Building post-pandemic resilience through science, technology and innovation
12 May 2021
UN leaders, led by Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, and experts meet to examine how new technologies can improve people’s daily lives as the world recovers from the COVID-19 crisis.
New portal tracks COVID-19’s impact on trade and development
4 May 2021
UNCTAD unveils a data-rich portal to enhance policymakers’ understanding of the pandemic’s wide-ranging impact and help them design suitable recovery policies.
Global e-commerce jumps to $26.7 trillion, COVID-19 boosts online sales
3 May 2021
The pandemic has, however, resulted in mixed fortunes for some e-commerce companies, reversing the profits of firms offering services such as ride-hailing and travel.
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.