A global action plan for developing countries to address the coronavirus crisis: Southern perspectives

2020-08-24T00:00:42+06:00April 26th, 2020|

COVID-19 reached the poorest countries with a time lag but now they are facing multiple shocks. Commodity prices, especially oil prices, have fallen steeply, global demand for their products has gone down sharply, tourism receipts have reduced markedly and retail outlets and restaurants are closed, leading to massive global supply chain problems.