Introduction to the Focused Section: COVID-19 and International Production

6 Pages Posted: 15 Sep 2020

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James Zhan

UNCTAD

Richard Bolwijn

United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Amelia U. Santos‐Paulino

United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Heinz Tuselmann

Manchester Metropolitan University

Date Written: September 14, 2020

Abstract

The global economy is in the midst of a severe crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Immediate impact on international production is dramatic. Projections in the World Investment Report 2020 (WIR2020) show a decline in FDI of up to 40 per cent this year, with no recovery expected until 2022.

Keywords: COVID-19,FDI, investment

Suggested Citation

Zhan, James and Bolwijn, Richard and Santos‐Paulino, Amelia U. and Tuselmann, Heinz, Introduction to the Focused Section: COVID-19 and International Production (September 14, 2020). Transnational Corporations Journal, Vol. 27, No. 2, 2020, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3692315

James Zhan

UNCTAD ( email )

Palais des Nations
Office E 8074
Geneva, 1211
Switzerland

Richard Bolwijn (Contact Author)

United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) ( email )

Palais des Nations
Office E 8074
Geneva, 1211
Switzerland

Amelia U. Santos‐Paulino

United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) ( email )

Palais des Nations
Office E 8074
Geneva, 1211
Switzerland

Heinz Tuselmann

Manchester Metropolitan University ( email )

Old Hall Lane
Manchester M14 6HR
United Kingdom

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