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COVID-19 cases are rapidly increasing around the world. The virus is already having a detrimental impact on the global economy and the effects on the shipping industry could be far-reaching. In this special section, the Lloyd's List team of expert analysts guide you through what it means for global trade, shipping and maritime, with daily updates.




State-backed trade credit schemes support ‘zombie’ companies
Investors and exporters must find longer-term solutions for credit risks, broker says
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AM Best maintains negative outlook on UK non-life market

Rating agency warns of impact of economic contraction

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Legal Focus: California insurers lose out in latest Covid-19 litigation
Ruling is the latest policyholder-friendly decision on pandemic-related business interruption losses
Beirut port protest (Hiba Al Kallas/Shutterstock.com)
Viewpoint: Relationships are key to mitigating risk of pandemic unrest in Mena region
Despite the high level of civil and political unrest in the region, international carriers can support clients and underwrite sustainably by using regional knowledge and relationships in local markets







Can carriers contain a coronavirus cash crisis?

While the impact of the coronavirus pandemic will be felt across the industry, some will be better able than others to ride out the storm

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