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New global alliance of special economic zones launched

New global alliance of special economic zones launchedUNCTAD joined hands with 7 global, regional and national associations representing over 7,000 special economic...

E-commerce activity sustained into 2021, new UNCTAD figures show

E-commerce activity sustained into 2021, new UNCTAD figures showThe average share of internet users who made purchases online rose from 53% before...

UNCTAD: Ukraine war hammering global trade and development

Rising food, fuel and fertilizer prices around the world confirm war’s worsening impact, says UNCTAD UNCTAD does not rule out risk of civil...

COVID-19 spurring changes in global value chains—UNCTAD

The COVID-19 crisis is changing global value chains (GVCs) as companies ramp up relocation and reshoring activities to mitigate the risks brought...

UNCTAD forecasts 20% drop in trade in 2020

International trade in goods is expected to continue its nosedive in the coming months as economies struggle to recover from lockdown measures...

COVID-19 triggers massive decline in global trade, UNCTAD data shows

The coronavirus pandemic cut global trade values by 3% in the first quarter of this year, according to...

National trade facilitation committees lead reforms, respond to COVID-19

Trade facilitation reforms are at the heart of countries’ responses to the economic slowdown, disruptions to global supply chains and shutdown of...

Pattern of weakness in FDI continued in 2018—UNCTAD

Global foreign direct investments (FDIs) fell again in 2018, declining by 13%, making it the third consecutive decline and undermining support for...

Highly trained customs workforce key to trade reform success—WB

Educating customs officials and customs brokers through regular training is positively associated with lower border and documentary compliance times, according to a recent case...

$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),...