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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),...

Developing countries should continue trade-easing reforms in wake of WTO deal

New United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) research reveals how nearly 60 countries have prepared the ground to cut red tape and...

Asia-Pacific export volume to improve modestly in 2018 amid risks, says...

As global and regional demand recovers, export volume of the Asia-Pacific region is expected to expand in 2017, but growth is seen to slow...

Updated World Tariff Profiles released

The World Tariff Profiles 2017—the latest edition of the annual report on tariff-based market access conditions for goods imposed by World Trade Organization (WTO) members...

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:...

UNCTAD assesses e-commerce situation in Cambodia, Bhutan

In the changing global marketplace, e-commerce presents a powerful driver of economic growth, inclusive trade and job-creation in the least developed countries (LDCs). However, due...

Lack of trust dampens use of e-commerce – global survey

A new global survey reveals that Internet users are increasingly concerned about their online privacy, and that 49 percent of users polled say lack...

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...

WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement now in force

The World Trade Organization Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) entered into force on Feb 22, with Rwanda, Oman, Chad and Jordan as the latest to...