The global economy is gradually healing from the economic blows dealt by the coronavirus pandemic, but the recovery remains fragile and halting. Reduced trade is more a symptom than a cause of those trends—and what governments do in terms of additional fiscal stimulus will do far more to determine the shape of the recovery in the United States and other countries. Still, trade policy could be a factor, supporting or undermining the nascent recovery.
CGD Policy Blogs
Journalist Howard French on US perceptions of Africa, the business opportunities the US is leaving on the table, and how policy changes could benefit both the US and African countries.