COVID-19 and global value chains: Policy options to build more resilient production networks. COVID-19 is a global public health crisis with implications for all aspects of life.
In this context, governments are pursuing measures to address health and safety that also have implications for international trade and investment. This note addresses questions related to the impact of COVID-19 on global value chains (GVCs), focussing on economic impacts and consequences for the organisation of production networks. It discusses policies that can help to promote security of supply and ensure a sustainable economic recovery. copy the linklink copied!
COVID-19 has re-ignited an old debate about the supply chain risks associated with international production. 1. Most international trade and investment takes place within GVCs. 70% of international trade involve exchanges of raw materials, parts and components, services for businesses and capital goods that are used by firms to produce and serve their customers (OECD, 2020a). A Spherical 'Micro-Nation' in the Middle of Vienna. How Aid Groups Map Refugee Camps That Officially Don't Exist. Food and Ag Vulnerability Index - Shows Potential Risk to Supply as Result of Worker Illnesses from COVID19. In collaboration with Microsoft The Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University, in collaboration with Microsoft, has created an online dashboard, built on top of Microsoft Azure and Power BI platforms, to quantify the potential risk to the supply of agricultural products as a result of farm and agricultural worker illnesses from COVID19.
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