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SUNS # 9205 Wednesday 7 October 2020

Trade : US, Brazil, Japan highlight importance of "market-oriented" policies (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Washington DC)
Despite attempts by the US and other developed countries to pursue overly non-market-oriented policies, the US, Brazil and Japan have stepped up their campaign at the World Trade Organization on the controversial issue of promoting "market-oriented policies", trade diplomats told the SUNS.

Finance : Stop blaming industrial policy (PRIV)
(IPS, Berlin/Kuala Lumpur)
Industrial policy - or the promotion of particular investments, technologies, industries, regions and enterprises - has been practised by a variety of governments to try to accelerate economic growth and transformation.

United Nations : Forging resilient regional supply chains and connectivity (PRIV)
(IPS, Bangkok)
Participation in global and regional supply chains has been one of the most reliable economic growth strategies, especially for developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.

Opinion : COVID-19 deaths - one million and surging (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Covid-19 deaths worldwide have surpassed one million. With new cases of coronavirus infections rapidly mounting again, the numbers of Covid-19 deaths are feared to surge in the coming months.

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