Tag Archives: #UNCTAD

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Mixed Signals on Global Economy: #Investment Up, #Trade Down!

The latest data from the UN for 2015 evidences record global foreign direct investment. However, measures of trade, at least according to shipping data indicate something worse than a mere…

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For #Development & Growth for All, Need Reforms of Global Financial System

The economic crisis plaguing the globe is not over, and we need an overhaul of the global financial system in order to both heal overall and overcome the inequalities dominating…

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Reboot of #Development #Finance

From gender equality to sustainability, the key catalyst will be a new approach to development finance. Profit is not a dirty word and growth is not the overriding objective.  Rather,…

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More Fertile E-Commerce Environment Urged by UN

The new economy is perhaps even more critical for emerging and developing markets, but the infrastructure and regulatory environment may be lagging. More needs to be done to move e-commerce…