The worst appears to be over for developed economies, but it is just starting for poor countries where they are suffering a perfect storm of collapses in global demand, commodity prices, tourism and remittances from overseas workers. Photo: AP The worst appears to be over for developed economies, but it is just starting for poor countries where they are suffering a perfect storm of collapses in global demand, commodity prices, tourism and remittances from overseas workers. Photo: AP
The worst appears to be over for developed economies, but it is just starting for poor countries where they are suffering a perfect storm of collapses in global demand, commodity prices, tourism and remittances from overseas workers. Photo: AP
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Poor will pay the biggest price of coronavirus

  • In a highly connected world, troubles in one place can quickly spread. The rich world must help countries that are less fortunate, otherwise, the chickens will come home to roost

The worst appears to be over for developed economies, but it is just starting for poor countries where they are suffering a perfect storm of collapses in global demand, commodity prices, tourism and remittances from overseas workers. Photo: AP The worst appears to be over for developed economies, but it is just starting for poor countries where they are suffering a perfect storm of collapses in global demand, commodity prices, tourism and remittances from overseas workers. Photo: AP
The worst appears to be over for developed economies, but it is just starting for poor countries where they are suffering a perfect storm of collapses in global demand, commodity prices, tourism and remittances from overseas workers. Photo: AP
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