Agricultural trade flourishes despite Covid-19 pandemic, says WTO
It's critical to keep trade flows open to ensure that food supply chains stay operational, says World Trade Organisation
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) says keeping agricultural markets open, as well as fostering a more favourable business environment, will be critical to spur the renewed investment the world will need post-Covid-19.
Agricultural trade has fared better than other sectors hampered by government lockdown measures across the world and in its new report published at the weekend, the global trade body says that initial lockdown measures focused on guaranteeing the immediate availability of food. This has been been followed by a second phase of policies seeking to mend broken supply chains and help producers to cope with the “new normal”...
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