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As the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak continues to grow, organizations across the globe find themselves in various stages of the crisis management lifecycle, with companies in China experiencing by far the most severe immediate impact. Business operations in China have been hit to varying degrees by the spread of the virus and the special directives of the government to contain it. Since it is impossible to predict the scope, severity and duration of the outbreak, companies will need to prepare for a protracted crisis that might last for months rather, with the emergence of a broad and complex set of challenges. Control Risks will share a full analysis on the impact COVID-19 is having on businesses and the key areas of focus for business leaders in the coming months.

Prof. Keiji Fukuda, Director and Clinical Professor, School of Public Health at The University of Hong Kong, is a public health expert at national and global levels and former Assistant Director General for Health Security at WHO, Geneva, discussed with AmCham members the current novel coronavirus situation and important related considerations.

The issue of trade is increasingly front and center, occupying the headlines and dominating political rhetoric and policy decisions. 2018 will be an important year for trade overall, as the United States continues to reset and refine its trade agenda post-TPP and China pursues multi-lateral deals in the context of its Belt and Road initiative.