Tag: commonwealth

NEWS

COVID-19 Puts Commonwealth Countries In Multi-Billion Dollar Loss

Commonwealth countries, including those in the Caribbean, are estimated to have lost up to US$345 billion worth of trade last year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. According to the 2021 Commonwealth Trade Review report released on Tuesday, the countries also lost US$60 billion in intra-Commonwealth trade. The report further stated that most Commonwealth countries also experienced a significant […]

BUSINESS

Commonwealth Finance Ministers Appeal For Help

Commonwealth finance ministers, including those from the Caribbean, made an appeal recently for the G20, Paris Club, World Bank, and International Monetary Fund to extend financial support to vulnerable nations. This call comes against the deep and widespread economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic that is creating havoc on developing and underdeveloped countries. In a joint statement, the 54 member […]