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Post-Brexit UK Exports Could Fall By $32 Billion Due To Non-Tariff Measures And Tariffs: UN Study

Geneva, February 25, 2020 – Non-tariff measures (NTMs) could cause major fractures in post-exit trade relations between the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU), knocking up to US$32 billion, or 14 per cent, off of UK exports to the EU, according to a new UNCTAD study. NTMs are policy measures other than ordinary […]

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Inequality threatening human development, new global UN report warns

Bogota, Columbia, Dec. 9, 2019 – The demonstrations sweeping across the world today signal that, despite unprecedented progress against poverty, hunger and disease, many societies are not working as they should. The connecting thread, argues a new report from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is inequality. “Different triggers are bringing people onto the streets […]