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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Response

Guidance Notes on the COVID-19 Outbreak


The speed and scale of the global COVID-19 health pandemic and its impact on employment has been unprecedented. Governments around the world are taking action to mitigate the negative impact of the health crisis on firms and people and to maintain a foundation for rapid economic recovery once the health crisis is resolved.

This page offers policy guidance on best practices to support viable firms and preserve employment, while balancing the need for rapid action with maximizing limited resources. It outlines measures governments around the world are taking to address the and examines medium and long-term consequences of emergency measures on competition.


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