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COVID-19 Trade Watch (January 29, 2021) (English)

Global container shipping capacity remained flat though January 18, 2021, in contrast with the strong recovery observed from April to September 2020. Global merchandise trade has continued to recover in October and November 2020, with exports and imports growing by 1 to 2 percentage points compared to the previous months. The global recovery remains a multispeed process, with regions and income groups varying in their performance on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. On a month-on-month (MoM) basis, global services exports increased 2.5 percent in September and imports increased 2.9 percent. Globally, international tourist arrivals remained very low in October 2020.




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COVID-19 Trade Watch (January 29, 2021) (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.