Trade After Turmoil
Vulnerabilities of export markets after COVID-19 in low- and middle-income countries
This report provides a high-level analysis of the exposure that developing economies have to trade disruptions as a result of markets' reactions to COVID-19.
The author focuses specifically on the trade and macroeconomic impacts of the pandemic, examining countries’ vulnerability to economic shocks and the transmission mechanisms involved.
Written for policy-makers, the report aims to identify the key sources of macroeconomic risk and provide a comparative assessment of the pandemic’s trade-related disruptions. The objective of this analysis is to help policy-makers anticipate how the economic landscape will evolve and what market challenges may emerge in the coming months.
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