company. A supplier of ventilator components told Xinhua that the solenoid valve is a precision electronic part, and the demand o
f a domestic ventilator company is about thousands of sets per year, but the figure rose up to 80,000 in a short period since late
January. WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo called for global solutions to address the challenge caused by the pandemic. "Trade
allows for the efficient production and supply of basic goods and services, medical supplies and equipment...Keeping trade and in
vestment flowing will be critical to keep shelves plentiful and prices affordable," he said in a video on the organization's website. To speed up deliveries of ventilators desperately needed worldwide, the Chinese government has also lent a hand. Local authorities give customs clearance priority to key components, promote work resumption of suppliers, and offer financial support for medical supplies enterprises. For instance, starting March 19, Beijing Medical Producted in fore
s Administration cut handling time from seven days to one day for export certificate related to medical equipment. "As we breathe the same air and share the same future, we will go to great lengths to contribute our own efforts into global fight against the coronavirus,"