➥ 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 )