The COVID-19 pandemic represents an unprecedented disruption to the global economy and world trade, as production and consumption scaled back across the globe. COVID-19 will be the most significant factor affecting the global economy in 2021, however, a number of additional factors have to be taken into consideration. Looking ahead to the end of 2021, the return of global trade to pre-pandemic levels requires addressing deeper structural challenges that began long before the pandemic.
TradeWorld is a recurring series of blog posts on the fast moving trade landscape in 2021. Stay tuned for more on the latest developments in this space.
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