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Factories around the world are struggling: epidemic restrictions, supply chain disruptions, material shortages, rising costs, delivery delays.

latest news on China trade

Factories around the world are struggling: epidemic restrictions, supply chain disruptions, material shortages, rising costs, delivery delays.

Global manufacturing activity has been hit hard by supply chain bottlenecks and rising costs, while outbreaks and power cuts (port congestion, factory production cuts, and shipping reliability are the lowest in history. The "most stringent power restrictions" hit Chinese factories and container shipping was hit hard again) leading to factory shutdowns in Asia and signs of slowing economic growth in China. While economic activity has improved in countries where Delta coronavirus outbreaks have subsided, growth has slowed in some countries as chip shortages and supply disruptions affect countries that are still struggling to recover from COVID-19. Manufacturing growth in the...

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