How COVID-19 hurts Nigeria’s auto, rail sector
The cost of the coronavirus outbreak for businesses is rising as the organised private sector explores measures to reduce the impact on the struggling local economy.
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.
Global FDI declines to $1.39 trillion, says UN
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), has said global foreign direct investment (FDI) remained flat in 2019, standing at $1.39 trillion..
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
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 advocates fair trade for shared benefits globally
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Deputy Secretary-General Isabelle Durant has urged policymakers to focus not only on trade growth but also on how the benefits are shared.
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...