Tag: UNCTAD

UN report: Africa, still too reliant on commodities exports, needs to diversify

July 26, 2022

Nearly 60% of African countries remain dependent on exports of commodities despite decades-long efforts to diversify. Therefore, a shift especially to technology and financial services, ... Read More

Cost-of-living crisis: Africa faces new shock as war raises food and fuel costs

July 25, 2022

Hundreds of million of people all across Africa are facing the greatest cost of living crisis in a generation due to rising food and energy ... Read More

UNCTAD: Illicit financial flows costs Morocco, Africa billions of dollars

October 5, 2020

A United Nations report, issued this week, said that illicit financial flows out of Morocco amounted to about 16.6 billion dollars during the years 2013-2014. ... Read More

UNCTAD Commends Morocco’s Role in Africa’s Development

June 25, 2020

Secretary-general of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Mukhisa Kituyi, has commended Morocco’s contribution to the development of the African continent and ... Read More

Coronavirus: state of health emergency improved air quality in Morocco

April 26, 2020

Since every cloud has a silver lining, the coronavirus pandemic at least has had a positive environmental impact since restrictive public health measures to stave ... Read More

Morocco’s Tanger Med Port Records World Biggest Increase in Connectivity Index- UNCTAD

November 8, 2019

Morocco’s Tanger Med port has recorded the world’s biggest increase in the connectivity index since it started operations in 2007, according to the United Nations ... Read More

Countries dependent on commodities hit 20-year high; Sub Saharan Africa hardest-affected region

May 21, 2019

Commodities The number of countries that depend on commodities has reached its highest level in 20 years, says a new UNCTAD report, noting that commodity ... Read More

UNCTAD, Mauritius set up fisheries regional center of excellence

May 8, 2019

Fishing UNCTAD and Mauritius have signed a memorandum of understanding to open a new center of excellence for the fisheries sector in developing countries. The ... Read More

Morocco should prepare for a Deal with Britain before Brexit

April 16, 2019

Morocco should prepare to strike a trade deal with Britain in a case of a no deal Brexit to avert losses estimated by the UN ... Read More

Foreign Investors Continue to Dodge Algeria

June 11, 2018

Foreign investment in Algeria plummeted to $1.2 billion in 2017, a drop of 26 per cent compared to 2016, according to the UN Conference on ... Read More