United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Current Affairs, GK & News

UN report: World Economy Expected to regain 2020 losses

The United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects report has said that, the world economy is expected to recover slightly by 4.7 percent in the year 2021. The economy had declined by 4.3 percent in 2020 because of COVID-19 pandemic. The report highlights that, this loss in 2020 was more than double the impact of ..

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UNCTAD Released Report on Effect of COVID-19 on Countries’ Debt

The UNCTAD has released a report titled, ‘From the Great Lockdown to the Great Meltdown’ highlighting the economic impact of the pandemic and the lockdown conditions on the debt of countries. About the Report The report was released by UNCTAD as an update of the Trade and Development Report of 2019. The report highlights that ..

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The UNCTAD recently published its annual report 2019 and it highlighted that the repayments by developing countries on their external public debt may increase the stress on the economy. About UNCTAD The UNCTAD or United Nations Conference on Trade and Development is a permanent intergovernmental body established in 1964. It deals with issues in trade, ..

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Global Investment Trend Monitor No.33 Released by UNCTAD

The Geneva-based intergovernmental body, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) released its ‘Global Investment Trend Monitor report No.33’ on Monday, 20th January 2020, under which it listed the countries on the basis of receipts of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and stated that due to weaker macroeconomic performances, the global Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) ..

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