Gantry cranes stand idle at APM Terminals in Elizabeth, New Jersey, US, on May 11. The lockdowns and travel restrictions put in place to contain the coronavirus pandemic have hammered the world economy. Photo: AP
Wang Huiyao
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Wang Huiyao

Reform the WTO for a post-coronavirus world. The global economy needs a champion to lead it out of the crisis

  • Collapsing trade must be rebuilt to spur recovery. The WTO can work on addressing trade restrictions on key supplies in the short term, and lead discussions to lower tariffs and facilitate e-commerce and agricultural trade in the long term
Gantry cranes stand idle at APM Terminals in Elizabeth, New Jersey, US, on May 11. The lockdowns and travel restrictions put in place to contain the coronavirus pandemic have hammered the world economy. Photo: AP
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