29 January 2021

UNCTAD – World Economic Forum Davos Agenda session on accelerating digital trade

    The pandemic has boosted digital trade. Restrictions on movement and social distancing to protect public health have reduced economic activity across sectors and countries. At...
    28 January 2021

    Digital transformation in Europe: 3 key regulatory priorities for 2021

      “Europe's mix of enabling regulatory environments, robust connectivity infrastructure and the lively ecosystem of digital technology providers is fuelling the Region's transformation and has proven...
      27 January 2021

      UN Regional Commissions launch 2021 Survey to review progress in digital and sustainable trade facilitation

        Trade facilitation reforms are a continuous process. Thus, a periodic review of the progress made in this endeavour is beneficial for the stakeholders in trade facilitation. Whether it is...
        26 January 2021

        Team Europe Supports African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries to Access Finance Through Digital Technology

          The European Commission, together with the Organization of Africa, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS), has signed a new initiative of €14.5 million with the United...
          25 January 2021

          ESCAP – UN Global Survey on Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation 2021

              The fourth UN Global Survey on Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation was initiated on 4 January 2021. Data will be collected, validated and verified...
            24 January 2021

            Global foreign direct investment fell by 42% in 2020, outlook remains weak

              UNCTAD says uncertainty about the COVID-19 pandemic’s evolution and the global investment policy environment will continue to affect FDI flows in 2021. For developing countries,...
              21 January 2021

              ECA – AfCFTA is up and running despite challenges, Secretary General assures critics

                Africa’s journey to market integration has begun in earnest with the commencement of trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) on 1 January,...
                21 January 2021

                UNCDF – Join our Central Africa advisory panel on women and digital financial services

                  UNCDF is launching a call for applications to establish a panel of consumers to advance financial inclusion in Central Africa.   Note: We have extended...
                  21 January 2021

                  WBG – Accelerating Digitalization Across the Maritime Supply Chain

                    With ships carrying over 90% of all merchandise trade, maritime transport is an essential but vulnerable component of the global economy. A new report by...
                    21 January 2021

                    WBG – Digitalizing the Maritime Sector Set To Boost the Competitiveness and Resilience of Global Trade

                      Joint report by the World Bank and IAPH to assist ports and maritime transport community accelerate digitalization and minimize ship-shore human interaction and COVID-19 risks....