World Trade Organisation awaits four ratifications for implementation of facilitation agreement
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has stated that the implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement is imminent, as only four more ratifications are needed.
UNCTAD advocates improved market access to boost exports
To increase engagement of many developing and least developed countries in global trade, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has advocated improved access to G20 markets, as a way to further boost exports.
Future of seaborne shipping uncertain, says UNCTAD
The latest report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), has described the future of seaborne shipping as “uncertain”, just as the sector grows ...
UNCTAD seeks balance between regulations, consumer protection
Regulators must strike a delicate balance between protecting consumers and the environment on the one hand and not restricting trade on the other, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said.
UNCTAD urges government to improve liquidity in stock exchanges
Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, launched the SSE Initiative in 2009. It is organised by UNCTAD, the United Nations Global Compact, the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP-FI)...
UN calls for more funding for organic farming in Africa
The United Nations has called for increased funding for organic farming in Africa, saying it has rich potential but is increasingly under-funded.
Nigeria, others lose $23b yearly to products rejection by EU
Continued rejection of non-oil exports from Nigeria and other African countries, especially agro-allied commodities, translates to a yearly loss of $23 billion in earnings, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said.