Countries must consider ways to reopen borders for travellers as lockdowns begin to ease and commerce restarts. Photo: EPA-EFE Countries must consider ways to reopen borders for travellers as lockdowns begin to ease and commerce restarts. Photo: EPA-EFE
Countries must consider ways to reopen borders for travellers as lockdowns begin to ease and commerce restarts. Photo: EPA-EFE
Simon Tay
Opinion

Opinion

Simon Tay and Jessica Wau

As the US and China clash, what can other countries do?

  • Neighbours and partners must work to rebuild cross-border trade and boost supply chains as a leadership gap widens during the coronavirus pandemic
  • Lessons can be drawn from the efforts of Asian countries, which signed their own FTAs as a backup plan to global trade when WTO negotiations stalled at the start of the 2000s

Countries must consider ways to reopen borders for travellers as lockdowns begin to ease and commerce restarts. Photo: EPA-EFE Countries must consider ways to reopen borders for travellers as lockdowns begin to ease and commerce restarts. Photo: EPA-EFE
Countries must consider ways to reopen borders for travellers as lockdowns begin to ease and commerce restarts. Photo: EPA-EFE
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