The global macro economic impact of the pandemic and how its prolonged impact on certain sectors and trade was discussed at length in a panel moderated by Jake Jacobson at the BAFT’s 2021 virtual Global Annual Meeting.
As MSMEs are weaned off fiscal support, a radical new attitude to how they access working capital will be needed more than ever.
The coronavirus focus in the last week has largely been around the provision of PPE, as well as MDBs providing continued economic support to businesses
The coronavirus focus is now on ensuring countries have free flow of medical supplies, equipment and goods, with the support of MDBs
The impact of the coronavirus crisis is being felt in all corners of the world, slowing down global trade, isolating people, communities and SMEs.
A vast easing of both fiscal and monetary policy in response to the COVID-19 impact. For the trade community, keeping the lights on and continuing to allow international trade has been critical.
The coronavirus outbreak has impacted financial markets, with governments responding through monetary easing, & further quarantines. 7th March 2020
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