Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on trade and development: lessons learned

Two years might not be enough to have a full understanding of all that took place due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic since 2020, especially as the pandemic is still not over. But it is nonetheless imperative that institutions such as ours try to find instances, such as this, to pause and reflect on all that has happened recently – both the deep recession of 2020, and the fragile and uneven rebound the world witnessed last year – to derive valuable lessons for the future. This 2022 report, Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Trade and Development: Lessons Learned, attempts to provide most comprehensive take on the pandemic yet, using for that purpose all the analyses have undertaken from the beginning of this crisis.