COVID-19 Impact on Business and Trade in Africa Survey – July 2020

Raw data for the second comprehensive survey 'COVID-19 Impact on Business and Trade in Africa' is available.

Author: ECA, IEC. Theme: COVID-19. Date: October 14, 2020

Africa Impact Survey – April 2020

Raw data for the first Africa Impact Survey 'Insights on businesses’ reactions and outlook to COVID-19' is available.

Author: ECA, IEC. Theme: COVID-19. Date: October 14, 2020

A Dashboard for Trade Policy Diagnostics

This paper organises trade policy measures into those that address the ‘negative’ (e.g. tariffs) and the ‘positive’ (e.g. institutions like fair-trade).

Author: Jaime de Melo. Theme: Trade in Goods, Trade in Services. Date: September 1, 2020

Reactions and outlook to COVID-19 in Africa – July 2020

A second comprehensive survey on the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impacts across Africa has been carried out, to assist African member States to best respond to the crisis and support businesses.

Author: ECA, IEC. Theme: COVID-19. Date: August 25, 2020

Coronavirus – Recovery through Regional Trade – Business-to-Business Webinar

A webinar to promote B2B interactions to help economic recovery through trade as a result of the coronavirus, with the World Bank and the RMCE.

Author: IEC, RMCE, WB. Theme: COVID-19, Regional Integration. Date: July 27, 2020

Coronavirus – Economic Recovery through Trade – Peer-to-Peer Learning

A webinar to promote Peer-to-Peer learning to help economic recovery through trade as a result of the coronavirus, with the World Bank and the RMCE.

Author: IEC, RMCE, WB. Theme: COVID-19. Date: July 27, 2020

Re-booting Tourist Paradises: Challenges Ahead

Tourist islands are at high risk with the advent of the coronavirus. This paper studies the challenges that tourist islands are facing with the pandemic.

Author: Boopen Seetanah, Jaime de Melo, Verena Tandrayen-Ragoobur. Theme: COVID-19. Date: July 5, 2020

Impact of the coronavirus pandemic on international trade

This article aims to provide a summary of the impact of the coronavirus across the World’s economies, and how the pandemic has affected them.

Author: Andras Lakatos. Theme: COVID-19, Economic Impact, Trade in Goods. Date: July 1, 2020

Africa’s responses to COVID-19 – Government measures

This article provides a timeline of responses implemented at regional levels to counter the impact of the coronavirus on African economies.

Author: Paul Baker. Theme: COVID-19. Date: June 11, 2020

[Podcast] The World Bank and the Regional Multidisciplinary Centre of Excellence launch joint project aimed at supporting IOC and APEI countries for COVID-19 recovery

Economic recovery through regional cooperation to facilitate access to PPE and key medical equipment and supplies in IOC and APEI countries.

Author: IEC, RMCE, WB. Theme: COVID-19. Date: May 22, 2020