Global Impact

COVID-19 Global Impact: How It Is Affecting the Environment Globally

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a disruption in global trade, flights are being canceled, and many people are now working or staying at home. Life, as we know it, has changed. However, with the slowing down of manufacturing, travel, and the humdrum of day-to-day operations, the pandemic is also causing some interesting positive effects on …

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Economic Forecasts and Global Trade

The COVID-19 pandemic has spread to over 210 countries and territories around the world. The pandemic is having a significant impact on global economic growth. So far, estimates indicate that the virus could cut the global economic growth by at least 0.5% to 1.5%, but could rise up to 2.0% every month if current conditions …

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COVID-19 Hardest Hit Industries

COVID-19 was first detected in December 2019 by health authorities in Wuhan City, China. Since that time, more than 858,753 cases have been confirmed worldwide and the virus has spread to more than 202 countries and territories around the world, causing over 42,156 deaths. The COVID-19 outbreak is causing a global emergency and the World …

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COVID-19 Global-Impact: Global Economic and Supply Chain Effects

At the rate it is spreading across the globe, COVID-19 has become a global nightmare. Since China informed the World Health Organization of a cluster of 41 patients with mysterious pneumonia on December 31, 2019, the world has seen COVID-19 cases balloon to 785,777 across 200 countries and territories, with 37,815 deaths at the time …

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COVID-19 Latest Global News and Updates – As Of March 31

KEY POINTS: Total Global Cases: 785,797 Total Global Deaths: 37,816 Total Global Recoveries: 165,607 Active Cases: 582,374 (552,886 in mild condition; 29,488 in critical condition) Closed Cases: 203,423 (165,607 recovered;  37,816 deaths) The COVID-19 pandemic is now affecting 200 countries and territories around the world, as well as 2 international conveyances – Diamond Princess Cruise …

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COVID-19 – Expert Insights and Predictions

What began as an outbreak in China near the end of 2019 has now become a pandemic. Today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has surpassed 400,000 and is now affecting 197 countries and territories around the world. Data from several countries are unreliable due to political expediency, a lack of testing capability, and …

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COVID-19: Global Economic Impact

With confirmed cases of COVID-19 now numbering well above 330,000, precautionary measures aimed at slowing the pandemic’s spread are becoming more prevalent. Close conversation, traveling, and hanging out in crowds can elevate one’s chance of becoming infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which spreads through the droplets produced when you sneeze or cough. As a result, …

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COVID-19 Economic Impact on Global Financial Market

The COVID-19 pandemic may affect the global economy in three key ways: by creating market and supply chain disruption, by directly affecting production, and by its financial impact on financial markets and firms. However, a lot depends on the public’s reaction to the disease. COVID-19 is a disease caused by a virus known as SARS-CoV-2. …

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