27 March 2020

WCO – Greater facilities requested for ATA Carnet procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic

    On 20 March 2020, in the light of the recent global challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Kunio Mikuriya, Secretary General of the World...
    27 March 2020

    ITC – Different sector, different effect

      by Marion Jansen, Director, Division of Market Development, ITC; Valentina Rollo, Economist, ITC and Mauricio Torres Velasquez, Associate Programme Officer, ITC COVID-19 crisis heavily affects...
      27 March 2020

      African Development Bank launches record breaking $3 billion “Fight COVID-19” Social Bond

        Landmark transaction, largest US dollar denominated Social bond transaction to date in capital markets The African Development Bank (AAA) has raised an exceptional $3 billion...
        26 March 2020

        WTO – COVID-19 and world trade

          The COVID-19 pandemic represents an unprecedented disruption to the global economy and world trade, as production and consumption are scaled back across the globe. One of the most effective...
          26 March 2020

          WCO – Greater facilities requested for ATA Carnet procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic

            On 20 March 2020, in the light of the recent global challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Kunio Mikuriya, Secretary General of the World...
            24 March 2020

            UNCTAD – Benin takes business registration online at critical time

              Benin this month took its business registration processes 100% digital, setting up an efficient, new online single window that houses all regulatory processes needed to...
              24 March 2020

              ITC – E-commerce takes shape in Rwanda with new service centre

                Rwanda’s e-commerce booms as the first E-commerce Service Centre sets up in Kigali, bringing Rwandan businesses to domestic and international markets with minimal investment and...
                20 March 2020

                WEF – How women in developing countries can harness e-commerce

                • E-commerce has the potential to level the economic playing field for women in developing countries. • Government, the private sector, aid programmes and civil...
                14 March 2020

                CI – World Consumer Rights Day 2020

                  The Sustainable Consumer This World Consumer Rights Day (15 March 2020), consumer organisations around the world are joining together to call for global changes to...
                  13 March 2020

                  UNCTAD – Consumer protection crucial for the digital economy to thrive

                    Developing countries account for 90% of the global growth in Internet use, with the highest growth rate reported in least developed countries. More than half...