COVID19/GLOBAL TRADE/CHEMICALS – Why the global trade of chemicals is key to COVID-19 recovery (Fernando J. Gómez, Tobias Radel, WEF)

  • Chemical and materials are at the heart of responses to global shocks like the current pandemic.
  • Their global availability must be secured for effective response, fast recovery and lasting resilience building.
  • A functional trade system, increased cooperation across sectors, and greater business flexibility are essential to resilience.