The paths of the COVID-19 pandemic and the recovery of the global economy remain impossible to predict. But it is becoming increasingly clear that, disruptive impact on international trade will leave a lasting mark. Companies should take a fresh, holistic view of the markets and trade relationships that are likely to drive growth and secure competitive advantage in the post-COVID-19 world.
The economic sentiment in the Eurozone is reaching new heights, suggesting the long-awaited recovery is finally gathering speed. But risks remain, including the spread of COVID-19 variants leading to new restrictions, and scarce input factors for the European industry.