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Global Trade Rebound May Be Brief Amid New Virus Wave, WTO Says

  • Trade flows improved in Q3 but will likely slow again
  • Big economies of U.S., Europe are among the hardest hit

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The World Trade Organization said the strong rebound in global trade during the third quarter may slow in the closing months of the year as nations battle a resurgence of the Covid-19 virus, according to a report issued Friday.