Export underinvoicing in Africa concentrated in high-value, low-weight commodities, study shows
COVID-19 cuts global maritime trade, transforms industry
Data sharing: two small words, but a lot to be unpacked
New portal tracks trade’s contribution to sustainable development
Global trade shows frail recovery in third quarter, but outlook remains uncertain
UNCTAD estimates show a 5% drop in world trade in the third quarter of 2020 compared to 2019, an improvement from the 19% decline in the second quarter but insufficient to pull trade out of the red.
COVID-19 stalls progress on Global Goals
UNCTAD’s SDG Pulse 2020 shows that progress on critical targets of the sustainable development goals has stalled amid the coronavirus crisis.
COVID-19 triggers marked decline in global trade, new data shows
The coronavirus pandemic led to a 3% drop in global trade values in the first quarter of 2020. The downturn is expected to accelerate in the second quarter, according to UNCTAD forecasts, which project a quarter-on-quarter decline of 27%.
West Africa makes headway towards harmonized trade-in-services statistics
The Central Bank of West African States congratulates West African partners as they share results of their second full survey on international trade in services.