➥ EU and WHO Donate New Batch of Medical Equipment for Georgia’s COVID-19 Response  (WHO Europe )

 ➥ Sweden Becomes Latest EU Nation to Lift Local COVID-19 Restrictions  (The Points Guy )

 ➥ Heading Out of ‘Full-Blown’ Pandemic: Parts of Europe and the U.S. are Lifting Covid-19 Restrictions  (Forbes )

 ➥ Covid: Self-Isolation Cut to Five Full Days in England  (BBC )

 ➥ New Rules for Travel From UK to France Explained  (Schengen Visa Info )

 ➥ Europes Loud, Rule-Breaking Unvaccinated Minority are Falling Out of Society  (CNN )

 ➥ Europe Facing Threat of ‘Twindemic’ as Influenza Surges at Higher-than-Expected Rates During Continent’s Winter  (7 News )

 ➥ Estonia Tightens Travel Restrictions for Arrivals From All European Countries Due to COVID-19  (Schengen Visa Info )

 ➥ Israel: Religious Leaders Bolster COVID-19 Response with Civil Society and WHO/Europe Support  (WHO Europe )

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 ➥ Belgium and Spain Top Europe’s pre-Pandemic Robbery League  (The Guardian )

 ➥ Omicron: Updated  (CNN )

 ➥ Omicron to be Dominant Variant in EU by Mid-January  (AP News )

 ➥ WHO Says Omicron Variant Could Change the Course of the Covid Pandemic  (CNBC )

 ➥ How Omicron, the New Covid-19 Variant, Got Its Name  (The New York Times )

 ➥ WHO Regional Office for Europe: Nearly Half a Million Lives Saved by COVID-19 Vaccination In Less than a Year  (WHO Europe )

 ➥ EU COVID-19 Passports, Vaccines Helped European Tourism Recovery -UN Report  (Reuters )

 ➥ Omicron: "Race Against Time" as European Countries Detect Cases of New COVID Variant  (Euronews )

 ➥ Chief Medical Officers in the WHO European Region Aim for Resilient Health Systems During and After COVID-19  (WHO Europe )

 ➥ Europe Braces for Another Coronavirus Winter with ICU Staff at the Limit  (Politico )

 ➥ Germany Could Make COVID Test or Vaccine Mandatory for Public Transport  (Reuters )

 ➥ Dutch Consider New Partial Lockdown as Coronavirus Cases Hit Record  (Reuters )

 ➥ Eastern European Countries are Being Hit by a Wave of Covid Deaths  (The Economist )

 ➥ European Health Union: Green Light For Two New COVID-19 Therapeutics  (European Commission )

 ➥ Germany Hits Record Covid-19 Tally as Pandemic Rebounds Across Europe  (The Wall Street Journal )

 ➥ Pre-Pandemic Levels of European Travel Will Not Be Achieved Until 2024  (Travel Daily )

 ➥ Global Hotel Values Fall Due to Pandemic, Recovery Anticipated by 2025  (Travel Daily )

 ➥ More Travelers Are Heading to Europe in 2022 After the Pandemic Sank Vacation Plans  (The Wall Street Journal )

 ➥ COVID Cases in Eastern Europe Surpass 20m as Outbreak Worsens  (Aljazeera )

 ➥ Covid Chaos Grips the East and Uncertainty Haunts the West. Europe is Entering its Second Pandemic Winter  (CNN )

 ➥ One Billion COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered in the WHO European Region – But Risks for the Unvaccinated Leave No Room for Complacency  (WHO Europe )

 ➥ COVID-19 Disinformation Backfires as Russian Deaths Climb, EU Says  (Reuters )

 ➥ WHO: Europe the Only Region with Rise in COVID-19 Last Week  (AP News )

 ➥ European Council Conclusions on COVID-19, Energy, Trade and External Relations  (European Council )

 ➥ Is a Winter Wave of Coronavirus Infections Looming?  (The Economist )

 ➥ More Than 591 Million EU Digital COVID-19 Passport Issued So Far – Commission Calls It a Global Standard  (Schengen Visa Info )

 ➥ Lessons Learned From the COVID-19 Pandemic: EU Funds and Health System Strengthening  (European Public Health Alliance )

 ➥ Is Europe Ready for a Post-COVID Migration Wave?  (InfoMigrants )

 ➥ Report Says UK’s Slow Virus Lockdown Cost 1000s of Lives  (AP News )

 ➥ Europe’s Trucker Shortage Becoming ‘Extremely Dangerous’  (FINANCIAL TIMES )

 ➥ Moldovan Pharmacies Contribute to Pandemic Response as a Reliable Source of İnformation on COVID-19 Vaccination  (WHO Europe )

 ➥ EU Commission to Launch EU Budget Rules Review on Oct 19  (Reuters )

 ➥ EU Regulator OKs Pfizer Vaccine Booster for 18 and Older  (AP News )

 ➥ Strong Rebound in 2021 Boosts Economies in Emerging Europe and Central Asia  (The World Bank )

 ➥ E.U. Nations Risk a New Virus Surge if They Ease Restrictions Now, Health Officials Warn  (The New York Times )

 ➥ Where Can I Travel in Europe Right Now? A Complete List of COVID-19 Restrictions  (Euronews Travel )

 ➥ People with Prior Mental Health Problems More Severely Affected During the Pandemic  (News Medical )

 ➥ A Pill to Treat Covid-19: "We are Talking About a Return to, Maybe, Normal Life"  (CNN )

 ➥ WHO Calls on World Leaders at the UN General Assembly to Focus on Vaccine Equity, Pandemic Preparedness, and Getting the SDGs Back on Track  (WHO )

 ➥ International Organizations, Vaccine Manufacturers Agree to Intensify Cooperation to Deliver COVID-19 Vaccines  (WTO )

 ➥ Covid Vaccine Stockpiles: Could 241m Doses Go to Waste?  (BBC )

 ➥ From Recovery to Resilience: Hanging Together or Swinging Separately?  (UNCTAD )

 ➥ Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic – Achieving Resilience for the Next Health Emergency  (WHO Europe )

 ➥ Which EU Country is Leading the COVID-19 Vaccination Race?  (Euronews Travel )

 ➥ Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Mental Health and on the Use of New Technologies in Prisons and Probation: Council of Europe Conference in Madeira  (COUNCİL OF EUROPE )

 ➥ Italy is Making COVID-19 Health Passes Mandatory for All Workers  (npr )

 ➥ COVID-19: What is the Mu Variant?  (UN )

 ➥ Italy Reports 26 Coronavirus Deaths on Sunday, 3,838 New Cases  (Reuters )

 ➥ An Inclusive COVID-19 Recovery Needs Reliable and Timely Data  (UNCTAD )

 ➥ Geneva Palais Briefing Note on the Current COVID-19-Induced Education Crisis  (UNICEF )

 ➥ COVAX and World Bank to Accelerate Vaccine Access for Developing Countries  (World Bank )

 ➥ Could Covid Vaccine be Taken as a Pill?  (BBC )

 ➥ EU Should Consider Trade Impacts of New Climate Change Mechanism  (UNCTAD )

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 ➥ Vaccine Inequality Threatens Global Economic Recovery, IMF Warns  (FINANCIAL TIMES )

 ➥ Europe Sees Vaccine Passport Explosion for Hotels, Restaurants, Museums and More  (Forbes )

 ➥ Travelling to Europe in Summer 2021 Amid COVID-19  (Schengen Visa Info )

 ➥ What You Need to Know About the European Green Deal - and What Comes Next  (World Economic Forum )

 ➥ Spread of Delta Variant Casts Shadow Over Europe’s Economic Rebound  (FINANCIAL TIMES )

 ➥ WHO Chief Scientist Says 15 Countries in EU Recognise Covishield Vaccine for Travel  (Schengen Visa Info )

 ➥ UK Covid-19 Rates are the Highest of Any European Country After Cyprus  (NewStatesman )

 ➥ COVID Vaccine: Who in Europe is Leading the Race to Herd Immunity?  (Euronews )

 ➥ Immunised but Banned: EU Says Not All COVID Vaccines Equal  (AP News )

 ➥ COVID-19 Delta Variant Sweeps Across Europe as Restrictions Ease  (MACAU News Agency )

 ➥ EU Secures Enough Doses to Vaccinate 70% of Adults  (France24 )

 ➥ Tokyo 2020: Does Japan Have Covid Under Control?  (BBC )

 ➥ Delta Variant Drives Spain’s Covid-19 Rate to Highest in Mainland Europe=  (FINANCIAL TIMES )

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 ➥ A New Worry  (Bloomberg )

 ➥ How Countries are Faring on Global Goals Amid COVID-19  (UNCTAD )

 ➥ Global Economy Could Lose Over $4 Trillion Due to COVID-19 Impact on Tourism  (Helsinki Times )

 ➥ Can COVID-19 Vaccines Affect Periods?  (Medical News Today )

 ➥ Covid-19: Europes View on Vaccine Certificates  (BBC )

 ➥ Why Does Virus Mutate? When Will COVID-19 Stop Mutating?  (thequint )

 ➥ From Alpha to Delta, Why Virus Mutations Cause Alarm  (Bloomberg )

 ➥ Delta is Fast Becoming the World’s Dominant Strain of SARS-CoV-2  (The Economist )

 ➥ How is Europe Lifting Lockdown Restrictions?  (BBC News )

 ➥ 2 Million People Affected by Long Covid in England  (New Scientist )

 ➥ UN Agency Urges Renewal of NW Syria Cross-Border Aid Operation  (Daily Sabah )

 ➥ Investment Flows to Developing Asia Defy COVID-19, Grow by 4%  (UNCTAD )

 ➥ Global COVID-19 Death Toll Exceeds 4 Million  (Reuters )

 ➥ Slovenia Declares End of COVID-19 State of Emergency  (Reuters )

 ➥ Expanding Our Understanding of Post COVID-19 Condition: Webinar 2  (WHO )

 ➥ Amazon’s COVID-19 Test is Now Available to Consumers  (The Verge )

 ➥ COVID-19: What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus Pandemic on 16 June  (World Economic Forum )

 ➥ G7: World Leaders Promise One Billion Covid Vaccine Doses for Poorer Nations  (BBC News )

 ➥ Another Life-Saving Covid Treatment Found  (BBC News )

 ➥ COVID-19 Vaccinations: More than 30 Million People in UK have had Both Coronavirus Jabs  (Sky News )

 ➥ New Drug Cuts Deaths Among Patients with No Covid Antibodies  (The Guardian )

 ➥ Slow Jobs Recovery and Increased Inequality Risk Long-Term COVID-19 Scarring  (ILO )

 ➥ Fully Vaccinated Travellers Should Be Exempt From Restrictions, Says Brussels  (Euronews.Travel )

 ➥ World Economic and Health Leaders Call for $50 Billion From Wealthy Nations to Help Stop Covid Pandemic  (CNBC )

 ➥ Europe Travelling Accommodation Searches Increase – Destinations Shifting to More Rural Places, Airbnb Says  (Schengenvisainfo News )

 ➥ Goods Barometer Reveals Strength of Trade Recovery, Depth of COVID-19 Shock  (WTO )

 ➥ Online Course Enhances Capacity of Trade Data Compilers  (UNCTAD )

 ➥ Covid: WHO Renames UK and Other Variants with Greek letters  (BBC News )

 ➥ EU Expects More than a Billion COVID Shots by End of September, Document Shows  (Reuters )

 ➥ 7 in 10 UK Adults Receive First Dose of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccine  (GOV.UK )

 ➥ Global Trade’s Recovery from COVID-19 Crisis Hits Record High  (UNCTAD )

 ➥ EU Agrees to Open Doors to Vaccinated Foreigners  (Reuters )

 ➥ Global e-commerce Jumps to $26.7 Trillion, COVID-19 Boosts Online Sales  (UNCTAD )

 ➥ The World is in the Midst of its Worst Covid Crisis So Far  (CNN )

 ➥ WHO Welcomes Swedens Announcement to Share COVID-19 Vaccine Doses with COVAX  (WHO )

 ➥ Novavax Plans to Ship COVID-19 Vaccines to Europe from Late 2021  (Reuters )

 ➥ Fighting Misinformation in the Time of COVID-19, One Click at a Time  (WHO )

 ➥ Macron Orders New Nationwide Lockdown  (Wall Street Journal )

 ➥ Russia has fully vaccinated 7.7 mln people against COVID-19 - deputy PM  (Reuters )

 ➥ Israel Records No Daily Deaths for the First Time in 10 Months  (BBC )

 ➥ EU, U.K. Seek to End Covid-19 Vaccine Fight as Bloc Broadens Export Controls  (Wall Street Journal )

 ➥ Denmark to produce COVID-19 vaccines in 2022  (Reuters )

 ➥ COVID-19 Shows Why Wnited Action is Needed for More Robust International Health Architecture  (WHO )

 ➥ Germany to Impose Emergency Brake Law  (CNN )

 ➥ Sport and Parks reopen as Restrictions Ease in Ireland  (BBC )

 ➥ E.U. Sues AstraZeneca Over Missing Vaccine Doses  (New York Times )

 ➥ Troubled Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout in Europe Nears Possible Turning Point  (Wall Street Journal )

 ➥ France’s Macron Expected to Announce Easing of COVID Rules in Coming Days  (Reuters )

 ➥ Brazil Rejects Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 Vaccine  (Russia Today )

 ➥ Covid: Israel may be Reaching Herd Immunity  (BBC )

 ➥ DG Okonjo-Iweala: Equitable Vaccine Access Key to Sustained Recovery for Growth and Trade  (WTO )

 ➥ European Union Orders Extra BioNTech-Pfizer Vaccines  (Wall Street Journal )

 ➥ France: Vaccination against COVID-19 in the Workplace Now Possible  (Global Compliance )

 ➥ Joint Statement on prioritization of COVID-19 vaccination for seafarers and aircrew  (WHO )

 ➥ Covid Vaccines: EU Tussle with UK over AstraZeneca Escalates  (BBC )

 ➥ Even When Covid-19 Vaccines Arrive, EU Struggles to Get Shots in Arm  (Wall Street Journal )

 ➥ 4 Countries Dominate Doses As Pressure Grows For Global Vaccine Solutions  (NPR )

 ➥ How Regional Trade Agreements Can Improve Access to Medical Products During Crises  (UNCTAD )

 ➥ Germany, Italy, France Suspend AstraZeneca Shots Amid Safety Fears  (Reuters )

 ➥ Europe Confronts a Covid-19 Rebound as Vaccine Hopes Recede  (New York Times )

 ➥ E.U. Exports Millions of Covid Vaccine Doses Despite Supply Crunch at Home  (New York Times )

 ➥ Covid: The Man with Super Antibodies  (BBC )

 ➥ Companies Take Charge of Germany s Vaccination Drive  (The Economist )

 ➥ Covid Vaccines: How Fast is Progress Around the World?  (BBC )

 ➥ Intranasal COVID-19 Vaccines Developed for Additional Protection  (MobiHealthNews )

 ➥ Coronavirus: Europe in Vaccine Race to Save Summer  (BBC )

 ➥ France and Germany to Require COVID-19 Test for Some Border Crossings  (Reuters )

 ➥ France, Germany Tighten COVID-19 Measures at Border  (Anadolu Agency )

 ➥ Trade Shows Will Regain Importance After The Covid-19 Pandemic  (Forbes )

 ➥ Britain Extends Pandemic Economic Support  (New York Times )

 ➥ Bulgaria Begins Mass-Vaccination Effort, All Welcome To Line Up in Green Corridors  (NPR )

 ➥ Tracking an Unprecedented Year for Businesses, Everywhere  (World Bank )

 ➥ Covid-19: Brazil Variant Case in England Hunted by Officials  (BBC )

 ➥ World Pharmacopoeias Support Public Health during COVID-19 Pandemic  (WHO )

 ➥ First COVID-19 COVAX vaccine doses administered in Africa  (WHO )

 ➥ Countries Urge Drug Companies to Share Vaccine Know-how  (AP )

 ➥ European Commission Sets Course for New EU Trade Policy  (ROCB Europe )

 ➥ People Who Have Had Covid Should Get Single Vaccine Dose, Studies Suggest  (New York Times )

 ➥ Statement of the Twenty-Seventh Polio IHR Emergency Committee of the WHO  (WHO )

 ➥ WHO Authorizes AstraZeneca’s COVID Vaccine for Emergency Use  (AP )

 ➥ Thousands Turned Back at German Border due to COVID Controls  (Euronews )

 ➥ Russia Pobeda Airline to Resume Flights to Italy in March  (Tass )

 ➥ Germany Partly Closes Borders with Czech Republic, Austria Despite EU Rebuke  (France 24 )

 ➥ Austria Tightens COVID-19 Quarantine Requirements, Extends Border Controls With Czechia & Slovakia  (Schengen Visa Info )

 ➥ Survey: COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Spur Huge Growth in Cross-Border Ecommerce  (Retail Touch Points )

 ➥ Spain Brings Back Land Border Controls With Portugal Due to COVID-19  (Schengen Visa Info )

 ➥ What Are Vaccine Passports and How Would They Work?  (Bloomberg )

 ➥ Estonia & Finland Continue Attempts to Find Common Solutions to Restore Cross-Border Travel  (Schengen Visa Info )

 ➥ Ecommerce and COVID-19 – the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly  (Paypers )

 ➥ he Covid-19 News is Bad, but There is Room for Optimism  (CNN )

 ➥ U.K. Government Taps CureVac to Target COVID-19 Variants with New Vaccines  (Fierce )

 ➥ Climate Change May Have Helped COVID-19 Emerge  (WebMD )

 ➥ Covid: Antibodies Last at Least Six Months in Most  (BBC )

 ➥ Where are the Mutated COVID-19 Variants Coming from?  (11 Alive )

 ➥ Why Some People Test Positive After Getting a Covid-19 Vaccine  (CNN )

 ➥ Covid-19: Novavax Vaccine Shows 89% Efficacy in UK Trials  (BBC )

 ➥ COVID-19: What Happened When I Got the Vaccine  (Medical News Today )

 ➥ Services Trade Recovery Not Yet in Sight  (WTO )

 ➥ Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution Set to Increase, Upcoming Months Could be Rough  (CNN )

 ➥ Moderna Finds COVID-19 Vaccine Still Protects Against Emerging Strains  (NPR )

 ➥ Merck Ends Development of Two Potential COVID-19 Vaccines  (Modern Healthcare )

 ➥ Coronavirus: Vaccine Supply Fears Grow Amid EU Export Threat  (BBC )

 ➥ Google Maps will Soon Display Covid-19 Vaccination Sites  (CNN )

 ➥ Vaccine from COVID-19 Used in Azerbaijan  (Trend )

 ➥ COVID-19: Ice Cream Tests Positive for Coronavirus in China  (Sky News )

 ➥ Global Death Toll from COVID-19 Tops 2 Million  (WGNTV )

 ➥ U.S. to Require Negative Virus Tests From International Air Travelers  (New York Times )

 ➥ Alberta Finds 1.5% of International Travellers Reporting No Symptoms Actually Had COVID-19  (CBC )

 ➥ Covid vaccine differences? Pfizer v Oxford v Moderna  (BBC )

 ➥ Mandatory COVID-19 Testing for International Arrivals in England  (GOV.UK )

 ➥ More People are Getting COVID-19 Twice, Suggesting Immunity Wanes Quickly in Some  (Science Mag )

 ➥ Which countries have reported new variants of COVID-19?  (Al Jazeera )

 ➥ South Korea study shows coronavirus’ spread indoors  (LA Times )

 ➥ COVID Travel: Should You Travel in 2021?  (Fodors )

 ➥ Full WCO E-Commerce Package is Now Online  (WCO )

 ➥ 2020 Year in Review: The Impact Of COVID-19 In 12 Charts  (World Bank )

 ➥ WTO Updates Report on Trade In Medical Goods In The Context Of COVID-19  (WTO )

 ➥ Globalization Strikes Back After COVID Carnage  (DW )

 ➥ The Pandemic Dealt a Blow To Global Trade and Revived An Old Dream: Self-Reliance  (Washington Post )

 ➥ Global Cargo Logjam Deepens, Delaying Goods Bound for Retailers, Automakers  (Reuters )

 ➥ The Localization of Global Supply Chains Amid the Pandemic  (IMD )

 ➥ Pandemic Triggers ‘Perfect Storm’ for Global Shipping Supply Chains  (Financial Times )

 ➥ Impacts of Pandemics on Supply Chains  (Hofstra University )

 ➥ European Commission Welcomes Agreement on Crucial VAT Relief for Vaccines and Testing Kits  (European Commission )

 ➥ UN Makes Dec. 27 ‘Epidemic Preparedness’ Day  (AP )

 ➥ Shifting Food Supply Chain  (DTN )

 ➥ 1st Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine To Be Administered This Week In The U.K.  (NPR )

 ➥ Vaccines Wıll Not End Covid So Keep Wearing Your Mask  (CNN )

 ➥ The UK Approves the BioNTech/Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for Emergency Use  (Tech Crunch )

 ➥ Restrictions Imposed on Entering Croatia  (Croatia Week )

 ➥ What Happened to Cross-Border E-Commerce Under the Pandemic?  (IDB )

 ➥ Global Supply Chains in a Post-Pandemic World  (HBR )

 ➥ how the coronavirus is spread through the air  (El Pais )

 ➥ COVID-19 Is Reaching the Last Coronavirus-Free Nations on Earth  (TIME )

 ➥ COVID-19: Global Trade Value Chains, Taxation and Recovery  (UNCTAD )

 ➥ How COVID-19 Has Affected Trade  (WEF )

 ➥ Rethinking The Supply Chain Amid Covid-19 Uncertainty  (Forbes )

 ➥ What COVID-19 Tells Us About Global Supply Chains  (OUP )

 ➥ Covid-19 and World Merchandise Trade: Unexpected Resilience  (Voxeu )

 ➥ Global Trade Expected To Remain 9% Below 2019 Levels  (Deep Dive )

 ➥ Global trade amid COVID-19: Signs of Rebound, but Recovery Uncertain  (UN )

 ➥ Intra-Asia container trade weathers COVID-19 storm, Trend to Persist  (S&P Global )

 ➥ Why COVID-19 is a Galvanizing Moment for Eliminating Physical and Digital Supply Chain Risk  (Global Trade Mag )

 ➥ How has Trade Survived Covid-19?  (The Economist )

 ➥ COVID-19: Shipping Data Hints to Some Recovery in Global Trade  (UNCTAD )

 ➥ WTO on COVID-19-related Restrictions on Cross-Border Mobility Affecting Global Trade  (WTO )

 ➥ How COVID-19 is Changing Global Value Chains  (UNCTAD )

 ➥ International Trade: Supply Chain Resilience in Europe  (Finance Review )

 ➥ European Commission Announces Actions to Make Europe’s Raw Materials Supply More Secure & Sustainable  (Clean Technica )

 ➥ Global Trade Seen Rebounding Faster Now Than Post-Lehman  (Bloomberg )

 ➥ Cooperatives Help Cross Border Traders Stay in Business during COVID-19  (EIF )

 ➥ Digital Trade in a Post-COVID World  (WEF )

 ➥ COVID-19 Pandemic Accelerated Shift to e-commerce by 5 years  (Tech Crunch )

 ➥ Impact Of Outbreak Of Coronavirus (Covid-19) On Structured Commodity and Trade Finance Market 2020 Growth Factors  (Scientect )

 ➥ Global Imbalances and the COVID-19 Crisis  (IMF )

 ➥ Turkmenistan Obtains Observers Status at WTO  (ROCB Europe )

 ➥ How IoT Technology is Changing Logistics  (Forbes )

 ➥ 5 Charts that Show the Worst may be Over for Coronavirus and Global Trade  (WEF )

 ➥ Trade Policy can Ensure Inclusive Prosperity in wake of Covid-19  (UNCTAD )

 ➥ 4 Ways Businesses Can Adapt to a Changing Supply Chain Environment  (Fortune )

 ➥ ICC Global Survey on Trade Finance Confirms Industry Optimism  (ICC )

 ➥ COVID-19 and the Seed Sector: How Countries are Navigating Challenges  (TfD )

 ➥ Covid-19 and Trade: Taking Stock of the ‘New Normal’  (Global Trade Review )

 ➥ COVID-19 is Exacerbating Global Trade Finance Gap  (WEF )

 ➥ ASEAN Trade Measures And COVID-19  (ASEAN Post )

 ➥ Keeping Trade Open Amid COVID-19 Crisis  (WTO )

 ➥ With COVID-19, Case for Sustainable Transport is Stronger Than Ever  (World Bank )

 ➥ COVID-19 Stalls Progress on Global Goals  (UNCTAD )

 ➥ COVID-19 talls progress on Global Goals  ( )

 ➥ OECD: The Global Outlook is Highly Uncertain  (OECD )

 ➥ World Bank Publishes June 2020 Global Economic Prospects  (World Bank )

 ➥ Which European Countries Have Opened Their Borders Ahead of the Summer Holiday Season?  (Euronews )

 ➥ The Future of Travel in the Covid Era  (Bloomberg )

 ➥ WTO Issues 2020 Annual Report  (WTO )

 ➥ How Cargo Companies and Big Brands are Adapting to the Coronavirus  (Euronews )

 ➥ New ITC Report Guides Policymakers on WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement  (ITC )

 ➥ ICC Trade Register Reflects on the Impact of COVID-19 on Global Trade  (ICC )

 ➥ The COVID-19 Economy: Does it Mean the End of Globalization?  (WEF )

 ➥ UN Seeks to Build Transport and Trade Resilience in Wake of COVID-19  (UNCTAD )

 ➥ Pandemic may reverse human development for first time in 30 years, UN says  (Reuters )

 ➥ Blog Post: Multifaceted Prospects for Post-Pandemic Era  (ROCB Europe )

 ➥ The World Bank predicts areas most at risk to coronavirus  (World Bank )

 ➥ Hungary Classifies Budapest-Belgrade Chinese Rail Project  (Reuters )

 ➥ COVID-19 Trade Facilitation Repository Launched  (ROCB Europe )

 ➥ UK Unveils New Post-Brexit Global Trade Tariff Regime  (Yahoo Finance )

 ➥ Tracking Trade During the COVID-19 Pandemic  (IMF )

 ➥ Hungary Removes Export Restriction on Propofol Containing Medicines  (ROCB Europe )

 ➥ Azerbaijan Customs Seizes Undeclared Medicinal Goods  (ROCB Europe )

 ➥ UK to start trade talks with Japan, with US and EU talks ongoing  (Al Jazeera )

 ➥ Global trade to fall by record 27% due to Covid-19, says UN  (The Guardian )

 ➥ Blog Post: Rising Tariffs and Renewed Risk for International Trade  (ROCB Europe )

 ➥ IMF Expects Global Economy Contract Sharply by 3% in 2020  (IMF )

 ➥ Countering Misinformation about COVID-19  (WHO )

 ➥ WTO: The Time Now is for Action Rather Than Reflection  (WTO )

 ➥ UNCTAD Chief: How to Rebuild Global Economy and Trade After COVID-19  (UNCTAD )

 ➥ EU Trade Chief Seeks Revived Talks to Close Transatlantic Rift  (Financial Times )

 ➥ Switzerland Reopens 15 Border Crossings  (The Local )

 ➥ Ten-point Plan to Bolster Global Transport, Ease Trade During COVID-19  (UNCTAD )

 ➥ WCO Policy Commission and Council Meetings Postponed to December 2020  (ROCB Europe )

 ➥ Croatia Customs Warns Against Counterfeit Masks  (ROCB Europe )

 ➥ Global $6 Trillion Slump May Be Optimistic, Economists Warn  (Bloomberg )

 ➥ WTO Issues New Report on Treatment of Medical Products in Regional Trade Agreements  (WTO )

 ➥ WTO and IMF Heads Call for Lifting Trade Restrictions on Medical Supplies and Food  (IMF )

 ➥ European Commission Adopts Regulation on Export Authorisation  (ROCB Europe )

 ➥ UK Border Force Prioritising Checks on Medical Equipment  (ROCB Europe )

 ➥ Coronavirus: Where road transport stands  (Euroactiv )

 ➥ How Policymakers Should Use the Wealth of COVID-19 Data  (WEF )

 ➥ Slovak Customs Officers Ensure Smooth Service Performance  (ROCB Europe )

 ➥ Privileges on Customs Payments as Part of Covid-19 Measures  (FCS of Russian Federation )

 ➥ Green Lanes Introduced within CEFTA  (North Macedonia Customs )

 ➥ Blog Post: How to Cope with the Adverse Effects of Covid-19 on Trade?  (ROCB Europe )

 ➥ Finland Provides Exemption from Customs Duty and VAT on Imports Dating Back to 30 January 2020  (Finland Customs )

 ➥ Belgium Customs Seizes 56 Million Cigarettes and 17 Tonnes of Pipe Tobacco  (Belgium Customs )

 ➥ Belarusian Customs Officials Identified 576 Facts of Non-compliance with the Requirements for the Timing of Trucks  (Belarus Customs )

 ➥ WTO Members Discuss Use of Virtual Platforms during COVID-19 Lockdown  (WTO )

 ➥ IMF Warns Emerging Markets Pose a Major Downside Risk to Global Growth Forecast  (Bloomberg )

 ➥ Joint WCO-IMO Statement on the Integrity of the Global Supply Chain during the COVID-19 Pandemic  (WCO )

 ➥ Coronavirus: EU Finance Ministers Agree on €500 Billion Emergency Fund  (Euronews )

 ➥ Canada, U.S. Extend Border Restrictions 30 Days to Control Coronavirus Spread  (Reuters )

 ➥ The Need for a Globally-connected Supply Chain System is Clearer Than Ever  (WEF )

 ➥ WHO Launches a Chatbot on Facebook Messenger to Combat COVID-19 Misinformation  (WHO )

 ➥ Postponement and Alternate Arrangements for Meetings Scheduled in May 2020 at the WCO Headquarters  (ROCB Europe )

 ➥ EU Trade Chief Urges for More Diverse Supply Chains After Crisis  (New York Times )

 ➥ Covid-19 and Food Security in Vulnerable Countries  (UNCTAD )

 ➥ DHL Struggles to Cope as Online Parcel Volumes Surge  (Reuters )

 ➥ Europe’s Largest Port Says Virus Impact to Get More Severe  (Bloomberg )

 ➥ Unprecedented Impact of COVID-19 on European Airports  (Airport Business )

 ➥ COVID-19 Pandemic and the Asia-Pacific Region: Lowest Growth Since the 1960s  (IMF )

 ➥ How Attractive are Markets in Central Asia and the South Caucasus?  (The Diplomat )

 ➥ Azerbaijan Launches Feeder Ship Service for Cargo Transportation  (Caspian News )

 ➥ Amsterdam Schiphol: Keeping cargo flowing through Covid-19  (Air Cargo News )

 ➥ COVID-19: HMRC update guidance on moving goods through customs  (Accountancy Daily )

 ➥ Coronavirus Lockdown Exit Strategy: Borders, Nations and the Cohesion Conundrum  (Euronews )

 ➥ Coronavirus: Switzerland prohibits cross-border shopping  (The Local )

 ➥ IMF Says Global Economy Will Shrink 3% This Year Because of COVID-19  (Marketplace )

 ➥ Economic Policies for the COVID-19 War  (IMF )

 ➥ Coronavirus: 5 Predictions for How the Economy Might Recover  (WEF )

 ➥ Coronavirus restrictions in Ireland extended until 5 May  (Euronews )

 ➥ Lockdowns should be lifted in two-week stages to stem COVID-19 spread: WHO  (Reuters )

 ➥ Coronavirus: Asian nations face second wave of imported cases  (BBC )

 ➥ Flour exports to Uzbekistan down due to coronavirus pandemic  (Trend )

 ➥ Ukraine Ready To Ban Wheat Exports If Necessary  (ESM )

 ➥ How President Emmanuel Macron bungled France’s coronavirus response  (VOX )

 ➥ COVID-19 Daily Update April 14, 2020  (S&P Global )

 ➥ US customs will seize exports of gloves, masks and respirators amid coronavirus pandemic  (CNBC )

 ➥ France reports 50 COVID-19 cases on board aircraft carrier  (Al Jazeera )

 ➥ COVID-19 flare-ups reported along China-Russia border  (CTV News )

 ➥ Coronavirus crisis brings fragmented Brussels together  (Financial Times )

 ➥ Germany eases border rules  (Deutsche Welle )

 ➥ Global coronavirus cases cross 1.5 million  (CNBC )

 ➥ Policy Responses to COVID-19  (IMF )

 ➥ ASEAN Incentives to Counter COVID-19 Impact  (ASEAN Briefing )

 ➥ 2 ways to minimize the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable communities  (WEF )

 ➥ Coronavirus has shattered the myth that the economy must come first  (The Guardian )

 ➥ India exempts Covid-19 medical equipment from customs duty  (SME Times )

 ➥ exempts Covid-19 medical equipment from customs duty  (SME Times )

 ➥ Global economy set for sharpest reversal since Great Depression  (Financial Times )

 ➥ US Customs order ensures more rubber glove imports  (Freight Waves )

 ➥ Germany partially shuts borders with 5 countries  (Deutsche Welle )

 ➥ EU internal borders could stay shut  (Deutsche Welle )