Using official export support in a crisis

Dawar, Kamala (2020) Using official export support in a crisis. Great Insights, 9 (2). pp. 37-40. ISSN 2215-0593

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Publicly funded export credit agencies (ECAs) help businesses access opportunities abroad, particularly in times of crisis, like the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, without a clear governance framework, ECA support can become a ‘race to the bottom’ in export support terms and conditions. That could crowd out the private sector and have severe implications, particularly for developing countries. Now is the time to negotiate a clear regulatory framework to prevent a zero-sum subsidy race and observe the sustainable development agenda in official export credit support.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Covid-19, export subsidies, economic governance
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Law
Depositing User: Kamala Dawar
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2020 07:49
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2021 11:28

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