5 Oct 2020
Despite negative perceptions by some analysts that global trade may be reduced by a third as result of the recession caused by the effects of Covid-19, some nations are optimistic of trade...
23 Sep 2020
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in its new COVID-19 cross-border trade report has urged governments on the continent to adopt and harmonise policies that will help the continent strike a appropriate balance between curbing the spread of the virus....
9 Sep 2020
The COVID-19 crisis has amplified profound fault lines in the functioning of global value chains (GVCs), and also exposed the fragility of a model characterized...
8 Sep 2020
Waste from coronavirus Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has become new form of pollution as single-use plastic PPE floods drainages and oceans...
1 Sep 2020
A United Nations report put the figure of online sale transactions alone at $25.6 trillion globally, in 2018, up eight per cent from 2017, even as stakeholders in Nigeria have called on the Federal Government to address challenges facing
5 Aug 2020
The consequences of the COVID-19 preventive measures are beginning to take a toll, as the United Nations revealed that wastes from plastic face masks, gloves and hand sanitizer bottles have worsened the plastic litter in seas and oceans.
29 Jul 2020
Consumer protection leverages the idea of a marketplace free from scams, fraud, and deceptive practices. To achieve this, consumers need to be empowered
22 Jul 2020
Sequel to global leaders moves to assess the intricate supply chain vulnerabilities of essential goods due to COVID-19-related trade restrictions, the United Nations, yesterday, insisted...
17 Jun 2020
Global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows are projected to decrease by up to 40 per cent in 2020, from their 2019 value of $1.54 trillion
17 Jun 2020
Latest data and projections from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), have shown that international trade in goods
29 Apr 2020
With China’s influence towering higher than that of the West, there are diverse opinions about the Asian tiger’s gifts and its Silk Road initiative.
14 Apr 2020
A new analysis from United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has revealed that the coronavirus pandemic speeds up the transition to a digital economy while exposing the digital gap between countries and societies.