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

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) was established in 1964. It was meant for the integrated treatment of trade and development and related issues in the areas of investment, finance, technology, enterprise development and sustainable development. There are 193 members. Functions UNCTAD functions as a forum for intergovernmental deliberations, supported by discussions ..

UNCTAD: Indian economy to expand by 7.2% in 2021

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has released its Trade and Development report on September 15, 2021. Key findings of the report According to the report, India’s economic growth rate will increased to a four-year high of 7.2 per cent in 2021 as compared to a contraction of 7 per cent in ..

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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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UNCTAD

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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