Many countries provide the items needed to produce, distribute and administer vaccines, such as preservatives, vials, syringes, needles or even cold boxes and freezers.
Trade is vital to deploying vaccines broadly. Keeping markets open by reducing tariffs, streamlining trade-related processes and ensuring better logistics co-ordination, is key for timely access to vaccines for all.
Read more in the policy paper Using trade to fight COVID-19: Manufacturing and distributing vaccines
See also: The race to vaccinate