Coronavirus COVID-19: don’t panic, says top UN economist

Coronavirus COVID-19: don’t panic, says top UN economist

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As deaths continue to rise from the coronavirus outbreak, its economic consequences are becoming clearer, too.

In an interview with UN News’s Daniel Johnson, Pamela Coke-Hamilton from the UN Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD, highlights how the challenge posed by the disease to China’s key role in global manufacturing, will likely affect rich and poor countries alike.

Reassuringly, she also explains that for now at least, there’s no reason to panic.

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Daniel Johnson, UN News - Geneva
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