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    In this issue: Three ways a well-being lens can aid COVID-19 recovery; Using commercial data sources to project foreign direct investment flows during the COVID-19 pandemic; Communicating COVID-19: what are NSOs doing? and more….

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G20 international merchandise trade rebounds in Q3 of 2020 but remains below pre-pandemic level

 G20 international merchandise trade
In current prices and billion US dollars, s.a.
G20 international merchandise trade rebounds in Q3 of 2020 but remains below pre-pandemic level

 26 Nov. 2020 - G20 international merchandise trade rebounded sharply in the third quarter of 2020 (exports up 21.6% and imports up 18.1%) after its precipitous fall in the second quarter of 2020 as lockdown measures were brought in across the globe. However, international trade remains around 5% below its pre-pandemic level in Q4 2019 and close to 10% below the most recent high seen in Q3 2018. Furthermore, provisional data for October, in those countries where data are available, suggest that renewed lockdown measures introduced in many economies may already be beginning to weigh down on international trade.

  

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