Some Asia Nations, Canada, Chile Pledge to Protect Supply Chains

A group of Asia-Pacific countries, Canada and Chile pledged to do what they can to uphold open and connected supply chains as the coronavirus pandemic threatens to tip the global economy into recession. The group agreed not to impose export controls or tariffs and non-tariff barriers on goods. It also affirmed the importance of removing any existing trade restrictive measures on essential products, such as medical supplies.

Source: Bloomberg