We help countries in the global south harness the opportunities to trade and exchange resources, technology and knowledge between them.
Developing countries use space technology to combat food insecurity
UNCTAD fosters South-South cooperation to build developing countries’ know-how on using satellite data to monitor crop conditions for better agricultural productivity.
'Asian century' won’t come until global governance becomes more inclusive
By Dawei Wang, Economist, UNCTAD
East Asian economies drive global trade recovery
The rebound in the fourth quarter of 2020 was uneven and largely powered by the trade of goods from and to developing countries.
Events and Meetings
International Autumn School and Workshop - Applied Industrial Policy Theory, Empirics and Instruments for Effective Policy Design
Documents and Publications
South-South Cooperation at the time of COVID-19: Building solidarity among developing countries
Trade and Development Report 2020 Update (May 2020)
UNCTAD/GDS/INF/2020/4 - 29 May 2020
Energizing South-South Trade: The Global System of Trade Preferences Among Developing Countries
UNCTAD/PRESS/PB/2019/3 - 12 Jun 2019
Defining and Quantifying South-South Cooperation
UNCTAD Research Paper No. 30
UNCTAD/SER.RP/2019/2 - 06 Mar 2019
Growing Trade in Electronic Transmissions: Implications for the South
UNCTAD Research Paper No. 29
UNCTAD/SER.RP/2019/1 - 26 Feb 2019