Trade and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognizes international trade as an engine for inclusive economic growth and poverty reduction, and an important means to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

 

SDG Indicators linked to Trade

UNCTAD, together with ITC and WTO, provides and updates the trade-related Global Indicators of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), namely of the SDG targets 17.10, 17.11, and 17.12.

SDGs and Trade

 

Monitoring the trade-related commitments on Financing for Development

As a major institutional stakeholder for Financing for Development, UNCTAD contributes to the monitoring and the review of the implementation of the outcome of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development - the Addis Ababa Action Agenda.

The Addis Ababa Action Agenda recognizes international trade as an engine for inclusive economic growth and poverty reduction, and an important means to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

UNCTAD, in close collaboration with WTO, provides analysis and policy recommendations and comprehensive statistical monitoring of international trade in the implementation of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda.