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Estimated March imports hit five-year low, declines expected to continue amid pandemic

J. Craig Shearman | National Retail Federation | 04/07/2020

WASHINGTON – Estimates show that imports at major U.S. retail container ports dropped to their lowest level in five years in March, and imports are projected to remain significantly below…

Viral protectionism in the time of coronavirus

Aaditya Mattoo and Michele Ruta | World Bank Blogs | 03/27/2020

By now we are all familiar with the sight of empty ...

Coronavirus and Trade

International Trade Practice at Squire Patton Boggs | 02/20/2020

On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that the ...

The WTO’s 25 years of achievement and challenges

Director-General Roberto Azevêdo | World Trade Organization | 01/01/2020

As the WTO marks its 25-year annivers...

Trade And Conversation: A Book Review Of The Monk Of Mokha

Lauren Kyger | Trade Vistas | 03/22/2019

As the espresso machine hummed in the background and the smell...


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