Covid-19 test kits in 2018

Nothing strange about this at all...

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I’m no detective so I’ll let others do the checkups. It would be big if true.

Quick Google search shows this is 100% legit. It's on the World Bank website exactly as shown. No edits made.

Altofsky -

Quick Google search shows this is 100% legit. It's on the World Bank website exactly as shown. No edits made.

Well...fuck...

In for explanations!!

and also verified by google.

Canada imports of COVID-19 Test kits was $733,808.19K .

Canada imported COVID-19 Test kits from United States ($410,713.47K ), Japan ($78,673.45K ), United Kingdom ($69,191.51K ), Germany ($48,197.92K ), Ireland ($17,301.27K ).

COVID-19 Test kits exports by country in 2018

From what I read that code was always used for test kits and as of April 2020 they changed the description to Covid 19 tests which changes all the old codes to the new description. 

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wazzu19 -

From what I read that code was always used for test kits and as of April 2020 they changed the description to Covid 19 tests which changes all the old codes to the new description. 

Links?

Holisexxx -
wazzu19 -

From what I read that code was always used for test kits and as of April 2020 they changed the description to Covid 19 tests which changes all the old codes to the new description. 

Links?

So they were originally test kits for Covid-18 or Covid-17?

Holisexxx -
wazzu19 -

From what I read that code was always used for test kits and as of April 2020 they changed the description to Covid 19 tests which changes all the old codes to the new description. 

Links?

I just searched reddit. I think it’s just generic testing equipment. Swabs, test tubes etc. 

 

That’s just what I was reading, wether you believe it or not that’s up to you haha. 

wazzu19 -
Holisexxx -
wazzu19 -

From what I read that code was always used for test kits and as of April 2020 they changed the description to Covid 19 tests which changes all the old codes to the new description. 

Links?

I just searched reddit. I think it’s just generic testing equipment. Swabs, test tubes etc. 

 

That’s just what I was reading, wether you believe it or not that’s up to you haha. 

You could be on to something haha

<a href="http://www.wcoomd.org/en/media/newsroom/2020/april/joint-wco-who-hs->http://www.wcoomd.org/en/media/newsroom/2020/april/joint-wco-who-hs-></p>

Not sure why the link didn’t post above...

<a href="http://www.wcoomd.org/en/media/newsroom/2020/april/joint-wco-who-hs->http://www.wcoomd.org/en/media/newsroom/2020/april/joint-wco-who-hs-></p>

<a href="http://www.wcoomd.org/en/media/newsroom/2020/april/joint-wco-who-hs->http://www.wcoomd.org/en/media/newsroom/2020/april/joint-wco-who-hs-></p>

Holy fuck this app is an awful piece of shit.

http://www.wcoomd.org/en/media/newsroom/2020/april/joint-wco-who-hs-classification-list-for-covid_19-medical-supplies-issued.aspx

http://www.wcoomd.org/-/media/wco/public/global/pdf/topics/nomenclature/covid_19/hs-classification-reference_edition-2_en.pdf?la=en

https://wits.worldbank.org/trade/comtrade/en/country/ALL/year/2017/tradeflow/Imports/partner/WLD/nomen/h5/product/382200

Been shipping for 10 years: https://www.flexport.com/data/hs-code/382200-composite-diagnostic-lab-reagents-exc-pharmaceut

The label "Covid-19" refers to materials that have since been flagged as relevant to the production of Covid-19 test kits. See http://www.oecd.org/coronavirus/policy-responses/trade-interdependencies-in-covid-19-goods-79aaa1d6/