Adverse effects

of COVID-19 on EU

Southern Neighbourhood

(SN) trade

Trade Policy Study

馃牀 -12,5%

average % change in exports

馃牀 -16,6%

average % change in imports

Covid-19,

trade and

food security

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SUPPLY SIDE

路 disturbances in foodproduction (domestic and abroad)

路 transportation
路 supply chains
路 distribution

DEMAND SIDE
路 job loss
路 salary cuts
路 payment delays
路 disturbances in the remittance flows inflation

聽Decline in food security in the Southern Neighbourhood

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In Tunisia, nearly 1 in 5 households had to change their food consumption patterns as a result of the pandemic, with 19% eating less-preferred foods and 18% consuming less overall.

Source: Arezki et al. (2020)

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In Jordan, 12% of refugees living in camps and 34% among those living in communities had to adopt emergency livelihood coping strategies such as聽limiting聽their food intake聽to save more for their children.

Source: WFP (2020)

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