House Democrats unveiled their $1.5T infrastructure package, the Moving Forward Act, on Monday, June 22, 2020. The bill includes funding for federal highway and transit programs ($500B), broadband ($100B), low-income schools ($100B), public housing ($100B), and hospitals ($30B). It also targets the clean energy sector through $70B in funding for clean energy projects, extending the investment and production tax credits through the end of 2025, and opening these credits up to new technologies.
The extensive economic stimulus and future package announced by the German government on the evening of 3 June 2020 is aimed in particular at two dimensions. Firstly, it is all about securing jobs and secondly, stopping and at best reversing the economic downturn.
Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) imports and exports fell by around 11% in the first quarter of 2020. Learn about this and other news in the sixth edition of this Newsletter, about the impact of the coronavirus on regional trade. It is prepared by the IDB’s Integration and Trade Sector and its Institute for the Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean (INTAL)
Check out this week’s listing of online webinars and live events sponsored by the SBA. Participate and learn about resources and best practices to support your small business survive the COVID-19 crisis.
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