July 2018

Cooperating to encourage global trade

ChinaDaily, July 27, 2018
In view of great trade uncertainties facing the global economic landscape, the role of BRICS countries-Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa-in sustaining international trade is of paramount importance.

BRICS Nations Call for Strengthening Multilateral Trading System

News18, July 26 2018
The BRICS nations on Thursday resolved to strengthen multilateral trading system and called upon member countries of the World Trade Organisation to abide by the rules, amid ongoing trade disputes between major economies.

Where is sustainable development headed?

UNCTAD, July 20, 2018
TWhere are we heading on the path to the Sustainable Development Goals? UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi and other senior officials spotlight the issues.

From fish to dish – securing a sustainable future for the fisheries sector

UN Environment, July 16, 2018
Seafood, including fish, is one of the most traded food commodities in the world. The livelihoods of some 660 to 880 million people depend on the fishing sector. Yet the basis of this prosperity is fragile: wild stocks are under increasing pressure, and improvements are necessary to more effectively harness the power of trade within value chains and their related services.