Wealthier Western countries are considering how to ease lockdown restrictions and start taking gradual steps toward reviving business and daily life. But many developing countries, particularly in the Middle East and Africa, can hardly afford the luxury of any misstep. Photo: AP
SCMP Editorial
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SCMP Editorial

More is needed to help less-developed nations weather Covid-19 storm

  • The G20 agreement to suspend debt repayments from the world’s poorest countries is important, but tougher measures are needed so that the pandemic’s economic impact is not just pushed to another time
Wealthier Western countries are considering how to ease lockdown restrictions and start taking gradual steps toward reviving business and daily life. But many developing countries, particularly in the Middle East and Africa, can hardly afford the luxury of any misstep. Photo: AP
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