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ADB report: East, SE Asia to be among hardest hit by...

After a lackluster 2019, regional growth in developing Asia will decline sharply in 2020 due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

East Asia & Pacific faces prospect of recession due to COVID-19—World...

Growth in East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) region is projected to slow to 2.1% in the baseline and to a negative...

ICC unveils roadmap to prevent ‘unprecedented collapse of value chains’

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has issued a 10-point roadmap to help governments fight the COVID-19 pandemic and limit its economic...

WCO: facilitate reexport of ATA Carnet goods during COVID-19 pandemic

The World Customs Organization (WCO) is urging the enhanced facilitation of ATA Carnet procedures considering that some delays in re-exporting temporarily imported...

COVID-19 pandemic could slash global FDIs by up to 40% in...

The COVID-19 pandemic's impact on foreign direct investment (FDI) will be more dramatic than previously projected, according to the United Nations Conference...

WTO services trade index falls further as COVID-19 hurts world economy

World services trade growth continued to weaken toward the end of 2019 and into the first quarter of 2020, with passenger air...

ICC publishes action guidance for business on tackling COVID-19

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has released free-to-download guidance on a raft of actions that businesses can take to reduce the...

WEF platform for joint global business action on COVID-19 launched

The World Economic Forum (WEF) announced on March 11 the launch of COVID Action Platform, a platform for the global business community...

China slowdown, COVID-19 have caused $50B decline in global exports—UNCTAD

The slowdown of manufacturing in China due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is disrupting world trade and could result in a US$50...

China PMI falls to record low over coronavirus but confidence in...

Production, new work and staffing levels in China all fell at the quickest rates in February as the coronavirus outbreak weighed heavily...