China immigration inspection officials in protective overalls head away from a container ship at a port in Qingdao, in eastern China’s Shandong province, on November 7. Photo: AP
China immigration inspection officials in protective overalls head away from a container ship at a port in Qingdao, in eastern China’s Shandong province, on November 7. Photo: AP
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

During the Covid-19 pandemic, trade has been a lifesaver. Here’s how it can continue to be a force for good

  • Despite initial disruptions, ongoing export restrictions and supply-chain disruptions, trade has provided a lifeline in terms of food and medical supplies
  • Trade can help us face the future, but this will require policies that deliver for people. And a reformed and revitalised WTO has a key role to play

China immigration inspection officials in protective overalls head away from a container ship at a port in Qingdao, in eastern China’s Shandong province, on November 7. Photo: AP
China immigration inspection officials in protective overalls head away from a container ship at a port in Qingdao, in eastern China’s Shandong province, on November 7. Photo: AP
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