COVID-19Digital Transformation

COVID-19 highlights need for digitizing and automating trade in South Asia

Early in March, amid concerns about the spread of COVID-19, Bangladesh, Bhutan India, and Nepal (BBIN countries) placed restrictions on the movement of people and freight between their countries. Supply chains were disrupted, and trade flows were heavily impacted as a result. Thousands of trucks, many loaded with perishable goods, were reportedly stranded at the border between India’s…
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