UN, world leaders, others agree on actions to push habitat agenda
World leaders, governments and other participants at the Tenth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF10), which drew to a close last week...
UN seeks end to $2trillion illicit trade, mulls new strategies
Described as a threat to the actualisation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), United Nations (UN), yesterday, reiterated the need to end illicit trade across the world, stressing that the global economy is losing more than $2 trillion yearly.
Reps’ panel cautions against fresh moves to represent $300m customs modernisation project
The House of Representatives Committee on Finance, Customs and Public Petitions has cautioned the Federal Government to be wary of fresh moves to repackage and represent an earlier proposal
‘Trade war results in higher prices for consumers, substantial export losses’
Latest report released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), has revealed that tariffs imposed by the United States on China are economically hurting both countries.
Global economic growth may dip further in 2019
Global economic growth dipped in 2018 and is expected to decline further in 2019, going by the latest report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The report on the review of the Maritime Transport 2019, obtained by The Guardian yesterday
Nigeria, others risk remaining providers of raw data
The first-ever Digital Economy Report 2019, authored by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has revealed that developing countries...
UNCTAD warns of global recession next year over rising debts, trade tensions
The world economy is heading into troubled waters, with recession in 2020 now a clear and present danger, according to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development...
UNCTAD advocates economic diversification to tackle climate change
Economic and export diversification is the best response to the challenges posed by climate change in developing countries that depend on commodities, according to United Nations Conference...
United Nations tasks emerging markets on digitisation policies
The United Nation Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said that governments, especially in emerging markets have a critical role in shaping the digital economy by defining the rules of the game.
Illicit trade drains $2.2 trillion from global economy
There is an urgent need to jointly combat illicit trade across borders, going by the revelations by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), that economic leakages from illicit trade created a drain of about $2.2 trillion yearly on the global economy.