Covid-19: Impact on infrastructure
Infrastructure is fundamental for the smooth flow of goods and service, but at a time when supply chains are under significant pressure, ongoing construction work could be delayed. The fall-out from Covid-19 is forcing large-scale changes in trade patterns, and concerns are arising over the long-term implications for globalisation. The pandemic has spurred investments into artificial intelligence, blockchain and 3D printing, enabling a reshoring of value chains. Jin Liqun, president of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, outlines the AIIB’s response to coronavirus and the potential economic impact on infrastructure investments.
This is an online roundtable, where participants will be asked to join remotely. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions.