Event Reports

KAS Japan Weekly Updates

by Cristita Marie Perez

Economic uncertainty amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

Economic uncertainty surged to a record high in the first quarter of 2020. The level of uncertainty associated with the COVID-19 pandemic is remarkably high compared to other outbreaks such as SARS and Ebola. Japan and India registered the highest levels of economic uncertainty in Asia. Addressing economic uncertainty requires coordinated action to restore confidence in and provide stability to the global economy.
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Cristita Marie Perez

Cristita Marie Perez KAS

Senior Program Manager of Regional program Social Economic Policies Asia (SOPAS)

Cristita.Perez@kas.de +81 3 6426 5041 +81 3 6426 5047