More inclusive trade will be a vital component of a post-COVID economy and we want to hear from you

18.09.2020 Lisa McAuley
More inclusive trade will be a vital component of a post-COVID economy and we want to hear from you

The international trading system pre-Covid-19 pandemic did not provide full opportunities for all strata of society to benefit from international trade.

Beyond its human tragedy, the economic impacts of the pandemic, with national lockdowns shutting key elements of economic activity and global supply chains, have led to the most drastic slowdown in economic activity since the Great Depression.

Crises of this magnitude offer an opportunity for reflection as reconstruction and recovery begins.

If you are a business owner representing any of the following groups it is vital that we hear from you:

  • Women business owners
  • Young business owners
  • Indigenous business owners
  • Diaspora/ Migrant business owners

    It is important that your views are represented in our survey.

    We now need your help

    By taking 15 minutes of your time to complete our online survey, you will help us to understand how we can ensure trade is more inclusive so that it can benefit all in society.
  • The first 1,000 eligible participants will be able to apply for complimentary GTPA certification as a Globally Trading Business under ISO/IEC 17065 or certification as a Global Trade Professional under ISO/IEC 17024, providing valuable international recognition of your competencies in international trade in these uncertain times.

    Start the online survey here: https://ncsu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9uHx627GRFqJuWp

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