Wednesday, July 15, 2020
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WTO goods barometer flashes red as COVID-19 disrupts world trade

The volume of world merchandise trade is likely to fall precipitously in the first half of 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts...

PH eyes tariffs to boost COVID war chest

The Philippine government is considering imposing tariff on certain import goods to raise revenues amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to Trade...

COVID-19 triggers massive decline in global trade, UNCTAD data shows

The coronavirus pandemic cut global trade values by 3% in the first quarter of this year, according to...

Survey reveals COVID’s “very disruptive” effect on supply chains

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has been “very disruptive” to supply chains, according to results of a survey...

National trade facilitation committees lead reforms, respond to COVID-19

Trade facilitation reforms are at the heart of countries’ responses to the economic slowdown, disruptions to global supply chains and shutdown of...

WCO, ICC call for increased action on customs, trade facilitation

The heads of the World Customs Organization (WCO) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) recently issued a...

WTO issues report on treatment of medical products in regional trade...

The World Trade Organization Secretariat has published a new report on the treatment of medical products in regional trade agreements (RTAs) amid...

IATA: Asia-Pacific aviation situation takes a turn for the worse

The latest estimates from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) indicate a worsening of the country impact from...

WTO report: tariffs on face masks, soaps among highest for COVID-19...

Imports and exports of medical products totalled about US$2 trillion in 2019, which represented about 5% of total world merchandise trade last...

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...