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Trade Policies for Africa to Tackle Covid-19

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Online Location
https://www.uneca.org/publications/trade-policies-africa-tackle-covid-19
Publication date
27/03/2020
Number of Pages
13
Language:
English
Region
Africa
Type of Publication:
Working Papers & Briefs
Focus Region:
Middle East & North Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Focus Topic:
Agricultural Value Chains / Agri-Businesses
Market / Trade
Institutions / Organizations
Type of Risk:
Market-related
Biological & environmental
Source
https://www.uneca.org/publications/trade-policies-africa-tackle-covid-19
Author
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa African Trade Policy Centre

Covid-19 is a global problem to which some of the usual global solutions, like trade, can help. Trade remains a powerful, low-cost tool to improve access to medical supplies and expertise, and support economic resilience. The following recommended short, medium and longer term trade policy actions can fuel the African response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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