The Weekly Tradecast explores how major economic events are affecting developing countries and the lives of billions of people.
This episode of the Weekly Tradecast talks to UNCTAD senior economist Penelope Hawkins about the sharp rise of the US dollar – and its effects on economies and people.
This episode of The Weekly Tradecast looks at who should pay to fix the damage from climate change with Katie Gallogly-Swan from UNCTAD’s globalization and development strategies division.
This episode of the Weekly Tradecast talks about central banks raising interest rates to tackle soaring inflation with Anastasia Nesvetailova, head of UNCTAD's macroeconomic and Development policies branch.
In this episode of The Weekly Tradecast, as the COP27 global climate summit gets underway, we look at plastic pollution and how the world is drowning in it with David Vivas, an UNCTAD legal officer working on trade and environmental issues.
Just ahead of the COP27 climate summit, The Weekly Tradecast looks at why developing nations suffer the most from climate change and need the most help to adapt, with Paul Akiwumi, UNCTAD’s director for Africa and least developed countries.
In the run-up to the COP27 global climate summit, The Weekly Tradecast looks at why ships and ports must drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions with Jan Hoffmann, head of trade logistics at UNCTAD.
This episode of The Weekly Tradecast talks about the energy crisis and alternatives to get beyond it with Henrique Pacini, an UNCTAD economist specializing in trade, energy and the environment.
Ahead of World Food Day, this episode of The Weekly Tradecast talks about the right to food with senior economist Miho Shirotori of UNCTAD’s international trade and commodities division.
This episode of The Weekly Tradecast talks about the Trade and Development Report 2022 with economist and author Richard Kozul-Wright, director of UNCTAD’s globalization and development strategies division.
This episode of The Weekly Tradecast talks about economic growth and how we measure it with Anu Peltola, officer-in-charge of statistics at UNCTAD.