The global coronavirus pandemic has severely impacted the world economy beginning from March 2020 where most countries implemented lockdown and/or social distancing policies in their respective jurisdictions. This indeed has global social and economic consequences considering that countries unavoidably have been restricting their borders. Airlines and businesses related to travel as well as restaurants have been severely impacted. Negative growth has been forecasted in most, if not all, of the countries worldwide.

*Tulisan ini diterbitkan di Islamic Finance News, 8 Juli 2020 (terlampir).