The World Trade Organisation says 80 countries have enacted some kind of restriction on the export of face masks, gloves and other medical supplies. Photo: AP

As the coronavirus-hit world limits exports, can New Zealand and Singapore keep trade open?

  • Over the past month, two of the region’s most trade-reliant economies have been organising like-minded countries in a bid to maintain supply chains
  • Their move comes as nations around the globe look to keep medical supplies and food for domestic use amid the battle against Covid-19
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The World Trade Organisation says 80 countries have enacted some kind of restriction on the export of face masks, gloves and other medical supplies. Photo: AP
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