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Global Events Take Their Toll On Countries Like Fiji

He also highlighted that even before the COVID-19 pandemic, China and the United States began mutually escalating tariffs on $450 billion in trade flows in 2018 and 2019.
05 Dec 2022 13:25
Global Events Take Their Toll On Countries Like Fiji
Group of panelists at the 24th Attorney-General’s Conference at the Sheraton Fiji Golf Resort and Spa.

Fijian Competition and Consumer Commissioner chief Joel Abraham has explained how a country like Fiji is affected by global events.

While speaking at the Attorney-General’s Conference which ended at the Sheraton Fiji Golf and Beach Resort, Mr Abraham highlighted how an event such as the Russia-Ukraine war which while happening tens of thousands of miles away from Fiji, impacted us.

He also highlighted that even before the COVID-19 pandemic, China and the United States began mutually escalating tariffs on $450 billion in trade flows in 2018 and 2019.

And that the US- China trade war caused container shortages and stockpiles of inventory.

 

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