Economy

New York, Dec 12(Just Earth News): A three per cent upturn in the global economy has paved the way to readjust policy towards longer-term issues, such as addressing climate change, tackling existing inequalities and removing institutional obstacles to development, according to a new United Nations report on global economic prospects.

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Lack of quality opportunities stalling young people's quest for decent work – UN report

New York, Nov 21(Just Earth News): Overall economic growth remains disconnected from employment generation, the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) has warned, notin ...

Branding and other intangibles account for 30 per cent of product value – UN report

New York, Nov 21(Just Earth News): Intangible capital, such as branding, design and technology, is increasingly determining success in the marketplace, as nearly one third of the value ...

UN chief stresses 'mutually supportive' nature of Africa's free trade and industrialization

New York, Nov 20(Just Earth News): Africa's industrial development and proposed continental free trade would complement each other, United Nations Secretary-General António ...

Asia-Pacific's economic gains must not undercut social and environmental goals, says UN regional forum

New York, Oct 31(Just Earth News): While the Asia-Pacific trade outlook for this year is positive, some uncertainties ¬– including the possible impact of structural rebalancing of China f ...

Poor maritime connectivity hurting weaker, smaller nations – UN report

New York, Oct 26(Just Earth News): A United Nations report out Wednesday revealed the poor maritime connectivity continues to keep smaller and weaker economies from reaching world markets, h ...

'Winner-takes-all' dynamics in digital economy could widen income gap – UN report

New York, Oct 3(Just Earth News): The benefits of digitalization to people's lives are enormous, but 'winner-takes-all' dynamics in the digital economy creates a risk of widening income ineq ...

Put people before profits, UN urges in annual trade report

New York, Sept 15(Just Earth News): Noting that the world economy in 2017 “is picking up but not taking off,” a new United Nations trade and development report has cautioned against fisc ...

In Ethiopia, UN agency chiefs say more investment is needed to bolster drought-prone areas

New York, Sept 6(Just Earth News): More investment is needed in long-term projects to protect people in developing countries from droughts, the heads of the United Nations food agencies on T ...

Latin America and Caribbean at difficult juncture as foreign direct investment shrinks – UN

New York, Aug 17(Just Earth News): The United Nations Latin America commission has reported that foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to the region declined by 7.9 per cent to $167.043 bi ...