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SUNS # 8762 Friday 28 September 2018

United Nations : Trade wars a symptom of unbalanced hyperglobalized world (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The world economy remains in a fragile stat e, and a sharp escalation of tariffs and heightened talk of a trade war will o nly add to the underlying weakness in the world economy, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said.

Opinion : New trade realities cause concern (PRIV)
(IPS, Kuala Lumpur/Sydney)
Kuala Lumpur/Sydney, 26 Sep (IPS/Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury*) -- Trade liberalization, a key dimension of recent globalizatio n, has failed to promote broad structural transformation in developing countries a nd has instead contributed to increased worldwide inequality, a new United Nations report shows.

Caribbean : Countries on frontline call for stronger mitigation commitments (PRIV)
(IPS, St. John's)
Caribbean leaders want larger countries to pick up the pace at which they are working to meet the climate change challenge and keep global warming from devastating whole countries, including the most vulnerable ones like those in the Caribbean.

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