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Understanding the impact of COVID-19 supply disruptions on exporters in global value chains

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Firms engaged in international trade were exposed to international disruptions on top of domestic ones during the pandemic. Image: Unsplash/Mika Baumeister

Laura Lebastard
Economist, European Central Bank
Marco Matani
Consultant , Halle Institute
Roberta Serafini
Principal Economist, European Central Bank
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Export performance over time of global value chain firms and non-Export performance over time of global value chain firms and non global value chain firms during the COVID-19 crisis.
Export performance over time of global value chain firms and non-Export performance over time of global value chain firms and non global value chain firms during the COVID-19 crisis. Image: CEPR
Export performance over time of value chain firms and non value chain firms during the COVID-19 crisis
Export performance over time of value chain firms and non value chain firms during the COVID-19 crisis Image: CEPR

Effect of the pandemic on value chain firms’ exports.
Effect of the pandemic on value chain firms’ exports. Image: CEPR

Effect of being downstream or upstream. value chain
Effect of being downstream or upstream Image: CEPR

Effect of diversification of source countries for core inputs. value chain
Effect of diversification of source countries for core inputs. Image: CEPR

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