Africa’s Response to COVID-19: Extreme Measures for Extreme Times

Governments in Africa and the global community must take bold measures to protect the economy, to counter the economic impact of the coronavirus.

Author: Nashreen EdooBaccus. Theme: COVID-19. Date: May 4, 2020

Africa Impact Survey – Insights on businesses’ reactions and outlook to COVID-19

Africa Impact Survey-impact of COVID-19 on businesses and trade and how it has impacted supply chains and finances and the challenges faced by businesses.

Author: ECA, IEC. Theme: COVID-19. Date: April 30, 2020

Enquête Afrique – Observations sur la réaction et les perspectives des entreprises face au COVID-19

Enquête Afrique sur la pandémie du COVID-19 et ses répercussions économiques sur les chaines d'approvisionnement et les finances en Afrique.

Author: ECA, IEC. Theme: COVID-19. Date: April 30, 2020

Will the AfCFTA offer Africa the best chance to mitigate the economic effect of Coronavirus (and future pandemics)?

The AfCFTA can help African governments to work together to show their commitment towards achieving regional integration for a single African market.

Author: Nashreen EdooBaccus. Theme: COVID-19, Economic Impact. Date: April 30, 2020

Implications of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on India’s Economy and Trade

India’s economy will experience a drop in economic growth and suffer a disrupted supply chain, therefore affecting import and export markets.

Author: Paul Baker, Ria Roy. Theme: Trade in Goods. Date: April 29, 2020

Coronavirus : An African Perspective on the ‘Great Lockdown’

Africa started the year with a projected 3.9% growth for 2020. It is now under threat of its first recession in 25 years as a result of the coronavirus.

Author: Nashreen EdooBaccus, Paul Baker. Theme: . Date: April 24, 2020

Economic Impact of Coronavirus on African Economies

The article analyses the effect of the coronavirus on the African economies, in particular, the mineral and natural resources industry.

Author: Loan Le, Nashreen EdooBaccus, Paul Baker. Theme: COVID-19. Date: April 15, 2020

Observations on the Economic Response by Island States to COVID-19

This article discusses how island economies are faring in the COVID-19 crisis and provide an analysis of the financial impact on their economies.

Author: Loan Le, Neetish Hurry, Paul Baker. Theme: COVID-19. Date: April 15, 2020

Strategies to Deal with the Impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on International Trade

A webinar on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its distorting economic impacts on global trade and supply chains and a competitive analysis on Ecuador’s main exported products.

Author: Paul Baker. Theme: COVID-19, Trade in Goods. Date: April 13, 2020