WTO - DDG Agah: Trading system has proven resilient during COVID-19 pandemic

Friday, November 20, 2020

Source: WTO

18 November 2020

The international trading system has proven surprisingly resilient during the COVID-19 pandemic, with global supply chains adapting after initial disruptions and goods continuing to flow across borders, Deputy Director-General Yonov Frederick Agah said on 18 November. In a speech to the Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference in Hong Kong, China, DDG Agah said keeping markets open to trade is an essential step to ensure that a strong economic recovery takes hold after the pandemic. His speech is below. News item