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Imports to see double-digit annual declines even as stores begin to reopen

National Retail Federation (NRF) | 05/08/2020

WASHINGTON – Imports at major U.S. retail container ports are expected to see double-digit year-over-year declines this spring and summer as the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic continue, according…

Coronavirus could reduce world trade by up to a third, according to the WTO

Philip Blenkinsop | World Economic Forum | 04/09/2020

  The WTO said global trade woul...

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: The Need to Adjust and Reshape Our Trade Agenda

Wendy Cutler | Asia Society Policy Institute | 03/17/2020

2020 was supposed to be a big year for tra...

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