The trade war between the US and China has been stoked further by Covid-19. But how will this 'decoupling' affect investment between the two countries?
Canada, Mexico, and Central and Eastern Europe are identified as three key regions that investors will turn to when looking to reduce their exposure to Asia.
While the Covid-19 pandemic is locking down many countries, opportunities are arising to complete infrastructure projects on empty roads and streets, while governments are being given a stark lesson on the importance of their digital frameworks.
Free zones could spearhead the move to restore economic activity in their host countries in the wake of Covid-19 based on diversification, and demand and investments from abroad.
With production stunted, commodity prices in free fall and supply chains restricted, many governments are implementing measures to ease the energy downturn brought on by Covid-19.