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$89B lost in underuse of European Union free trade agreements-report

Geneva, 29 January 2018 – The full potential of European Union free trade agreements (FTAs) remains untapped to the tune of almost 72 billion euros ($89 billion),...

Countries cut back red tape to attract new investment

​The UNCTAD World Investment Report 2017: Investment and the Digital Economy finds that 79% of the newly adopted investment policy measures in 2016 were...

Global FDI to rise by 5% in 2017, says UN report

​Global foreign direct investment (FDI) is expected to rise by 5%, to almost 1.8 trillion in 2017, according to the World Investment Report 2017:...

WCO addresses meeting on Euro-Asia Region on Transit and Trade Facilitation

World Customs Organization (WCO) Secretary General Dr. Kunio Mikuriya attended the opening session of the High-Level Meeting for the Euro-Asia Region on Improving Cooperation...

Global foreign direct investment down 13% in 2016; modest recovery seen...

Global flows of foreign direct investment (FDI) fell 13% in 2016 to an estimated $1.52 trillion as global economic growth remained weak and world...

Officials meet at UNCTAD forum to prep for Trade Facilitation Agreement

With a major global agreement on making international trade "faster, easier and cheaper" due to take effect in the early weeks of 2017, more...

Access to tech, financial aid made easy with eTrade program

Policy makers in developing countries will be able to access cutting edge technical and financial assistance on e-commerce, when the eTrade for All launches...

UNCTAD’S Kituyi defends international trade deals

UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi has defended international trade as the best means for developing countries to create jobs and tackle inequality in an article...

Digital economy offers “phenomenal” opportunities

The digital economy offers phenomenal opportunities to engage more individuals and small businesses in the global economy, but it also risks opening up new...

Policy makers should use trade in fight vs climate change

National governments should take a closer look at the ways in which trade can help spread the use of green technologies and therefore to...