All articles by James Zhan

James Zhan

James X Zhan is director of investment and enterprise at UNCTAD. He leads the team of the World Investment Report and is editor-in-chief of the Transnational Corporations journal. He also chairs the governing board of the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative.

Future GVC transformation and the investment landscape: Ten directions

James Zhan, head of investment and enterprise at UNCTAD, outlines ten broad trends that will play out in the coming decade as global value chains are reconfigured.

Five driving forces for global value chain transformation

Global value chains will undergo substantive transformation in the decade ahead, reshaping the global trade and investment landscape. James X Zhan, head of investment and enterprise at UNCTAD, identifies the five major drivers of these changes.