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Politics and pandemics
From coronavirus to tariffs, it’s not easy to work cross-border. With this turbulence in mind, this week we take a look at how trade is being disrupted by politics and pandemics.
Port of Rotterdam feels pinch of slowing international trade. [Reuters]
COVID-19 Causes Global Exports to Plunge by Billions of Dollars. [Voice of America]
Trump's Trade War Will Cost Average Family $1,277 This Year, Budget Office Reveals. [HuffPost]
Air freight specialists see business boom as shipping gets constrained over virus fears. [Crain’s Detroit Business]
Prepare for Brexit trade costs and red tape, says Michael Gove. [Financial Times]
Restart of assembly in China will compound air freight capacity crisis. [Automotive Logistics]
China reduces port fees to encourage trade. [Argus]
The costs of Colombia’s closed economy. [The Economist]
The virus crisis and the decoupling of global trade. [Financial Times]
Brexit could cost the UK up to 30 times more than it will gain back from striking a Trump trade deal. [Business Insider]
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