The World Trade Organisation (WTO) expects global trade to return to growth next year. Photo: AFP The World Trade Organisation (WTO) expects global trade to return to growth next year. Photo: AFP
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) expects global trade to return to growth next year. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus hit to global trade ‘deeper but not as long’ as thought, as WTO sees recovery under way

  • World Trade Organization (WTO) reduces size of global trade contraction in 2020, as lockdowns ease and economies reopen
  • China accounts for 43.8 per cent of all personal protective equipment shipments in first half of 2020, WTO says

Topic |   World Trade Organization (WTO)
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) expects global trade to return to growth next year. Photo: AFP The World Trade Organisation (WTO) expects global trade to return to growth next year. Photo: AFP
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) expects global trade to return to growth next year. Photo: AFP
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