Lessons from China: This is how COVID-19 could affect globalization

COVID-19 has severely disrupted global trading links. Image: REUTERS

Jun Du

Professor of Economics, Centre Director of Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Business Prosperity (LBGCBP), Aston University

Agelos Delis

Lecturer in Economics, Aston University

Mustapha Douch

Research Fellow in Economics, Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Business Prosperity (LBGCBP), Aston University


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The value of Chinese exports in the first two months of 2020 fell by 17.2% year on year. Image: GACC
Complex: a sample network of GVCs. Image: World Input-Output Database (WIOD)

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