"We are especially concerned about small businesses, the self-employed and those in the informal economy, who are ill-equipped to withstand these impacts. We also need to lay the groundwork for rapid economic recovery as the worst of the storm begins to subside," she added.■ … [Read more...] about APEC economies urged to end trade-restrictive policies to help fight COVID-19
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Soumi Saha, director of advocacy at Premier, which purchases equipment for roughly 4,000 hospitals, said 56% of hospitals didn’t receive their orders for N95 masks in February. She said traditional wholesale markets are depleted and hospitals are turning to the gray market, rife with scams and counterfeit products. In a 72-hour period last week, Premier fielded more than 130 requests from hospitals to evaluate unregulated suppliers, none of which were legitimate, Saha said. … [Read more...] about Stimulus billions can’t buy hospitals out of shortage crisis
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The administration will continue to reduce the cost of aviation logistics, she said. In addition to last year's measures such as cutting the parking fee for cargo-only aircraft and the ground service fee for cargo and mails, the administration has introduced another 16 steps in five areas this year, including waiving the civil aviation development fund and reducing air traffic control fees. … [Read more...] about Govt launches key steps to stabilize air freight capacity