Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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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),...

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...