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The global food market is relatively stable these days. Policies should preserve that stability, not destroy it.

Egg seller in Bogotá, Colombia, in 2019. Photo: © Flore de Preneuf/World Bank
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Maintaining trade flows will be crucial in limiting negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Shopkeepers at the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority go through a purchase list from a health center, pick the supplies and pack them into boxes.
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Caroline Freund

Global Director, Trade, Investment, and Competitiveness.

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Trade and Gender

Trade and investment can be powerful drivers of gender equality.

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Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)

The World Bank Group has produced empirical research and economic models that assess the opportunities and risks of BRI projects.

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Stronger Open Trade Policies Enable Economic Growth for All

Trade is central to ending global poverty. Countries that are open to international trade tend to grow faster, innovate, improve productivity and provide higher income and more opportunities to their people.

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