Currently, the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) is the main concern across the globe. It shaped the way we perform our everyday activities and caused major disruptions in global economy, flows of investment, global value chains (GVCs), and many more. Putting the pandemic under the control requires effective action by governments, individuals and businesses.

WAIPA created a page that is providing all major resources regarding the COVID-19 that can help Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs) to cope with the pandemic.

The page will serve as the central point to the most relevant insights on the effects of the pandemic on FDI published by the international community, WAIPA Consultative Committee members and others. It will showcase data, analysis, policy efforts and best practices related to the COVID-19 and FDI at one place, so to speak all you need to know about the potential effects of COVID-19 pandemic on FDI.

You will also be able to track the information on how other WAIPA members are responding on the pandemic and what measures they take to support their countries. At the same time we encourage all IPAs who would like to share their updates to contact us at eva.salamon@waipa.org.

We hope the page will help you to adapt to the challenging situation and to determine the best course of action in this crisis. As the situation is changing rapidly, we will continue to update the page in the coming days and weeks to reflect on the latest efforts.

Visit the WAIPA COVID-19 Platform here