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UNCTAD: Maritime Country Profile available

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) launched the Maritime Country Profile website. The site provides a maritime trade summary for almost every nation.  37 more words

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APPLY: UNCTAD YOUTH FORUM 2016 IN KENYA (FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE)

From 17 to 22 July 2016, world leaders from the public and private sectors, academia and NGOs will meet again at UNCTAD 14 in Nairobi, Kenya, to agree on concrete steps for UNCTAD to take in support of the 2030 Agenda. 180 more words

Taiwan's place in international shipping

The recent inheritance and succession disputes following the death of founder and chair Chang Yung-fa (張榮發) of Evergreen Group has brought back in the limelight the conglomerate that includes the fourth largest liner shipping company in the world.  177 more words

Maritime Law

Global Markets: UN predicts ore oversupply for more years

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD, its acronym in English ) published a report which says that the market will witness the increase in iron ore supply by "a few more years". 35 more words
Mozambique Mining Industry

NitiAyog's China style CEZs a big, bad idea

Bad ideas are as resilient as cockroaches — the only living being guaranteed to survive even a nuclear holocaust. Both have a tendency to resurface even after being squashed. 1,349 more words

American Imperialism, Amartya Sen and the Indian Left

Indian Left had always held Nobel Laureate Prof Amartya Sen in high esteem; respected him as a philosopher and welfare economist of liberal traditions. But he is getting, nowadays, more and more intolerant of them and has even branded them as lacking in intelligence and independence. 1,503 more words

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

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

From Diplomat Artist Buzz & Global Finance – The “Global Investment Trends Monitor” has hit a record high. 34 more words