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On the shelf: ITC’s annual report on a year many would like to forget

September 14, 2021 at 10:02 AM
The U.S. International Trade Commission’s annual report on the year in trade , the 72nd in a series, follows a familiar facts-only format in recounting what happened in 2020 but bears the unmistakable imprint of a year like no other. The pandemic “left a profound impact on global economic activities and international trade, primarily through three channels: supply chain and trade flow disruptions, demand shifts, and government policy responses,” it states. Nothing new there. But what is new, and potentially...

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