COVID-19 and the Impact on U.S. Trade
The COVID-19 Cargo Resolution Team is Coordinating Imports of Medical Supplies and PPE, as FEMA Issues New Rules on Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources. The COVID-19 pandemic is having a considerable impact on the trade of medical products needed for testing, treatment and prevention of the virus. As the pandemic spreads worldwide, with millions of people infected and a growing number of fatalities, governments are working to stem the spread of the virus and treat those infected. These efforts have affected the flow of critical medical goods as these products are in far more demand due to the pandemic.