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G20 trade ministers endorse steps to curb COVID-19 impacts

May 14, 2020 at 1:19 PM
G20 trade and investment officials convened virtually for a second time this week, endorsing a set of short- and long-term “collective actions” countries could take to combat economic harm caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Among their short-term recommendations are a slew of steps to enhance trade regulation, facilitation and transparency and to improve the operation of logistics networks, according to a joint statement issued after the meeting. The long-term actions included initiatives to support the multilateral trading system, “building resilience...

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