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ThompsonHine: Country-by-Country Guide: Government Measures Taken in Response to COVID-19

Last Update on June 17 |

In collaboration with Thompson Hine’s foreign law firm partners, they continue to update their chart of COVID-19 measures taken by governments around the world. The government measures in the chart include economic, labor and employment, health and safety, and export and import measures. Below is a list of the updated countries and a summary of the changes they are seeing.

View/Download the Country Guide: Government Measures in Response to COVID-19

Today’s update includes new information as of the second week of June, 2020 for Australia, BelgiumCanada, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Panama, Poland, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States and Vietnam. The updates are bolded in the chart for ease of reference.

In the Americas and Europe, recent changes involve the easing of stricter health and safety measures including of curfews, stay-at-home orders, and domestic travel restrictions.  In Asia, governments have lifted most lock-down measures relating to domestic travel and have begun to allow international travel.  Most governments have used a phased approach to re-opening  businesses previously closed in response to the pandemic.  Finally, most governments continue to maintain new export controls and import facilitation measures involving COVID-19-related health and medical goods.

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