Tag: Supply Chain
over 1 year ago
thestar.com

Inside the Volkswagen deal: How Canada fought off the U.S. to land a coveted electric vehicle bat...

Faced with demands for transparency, federal and provincial government officials say details are scarce because thing...

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over 1 year ago
wsj.com

Chinese Factories, Restaurants Adjust to Life Without Zero-Covid

Businesses in China have to get their supply chains in order after a topsy-turvy time capped by an abrupt Covid-polic...

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almost 2 years ago
wsj.com

Supply-Chain Decoupling From China Gets Sharper Teeth

A full “decoupling” from China remains unlikely, but supply chains would become less integrated than in the past. Tha...

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almost 2 years ago
wsj.com

Biotech May Be the Next U.S.-China Battleground

Investors in Chinese biotech—and perhaps their U.S. clients too—should be prepared for a rough ride.

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almost 2 years ago
inews.co.uk

Why Felixstowe dock workers have gone on strike and how it will affect supply chains

The Felixstowe Dock and Railway Company is 'massively profitable and incredibly wealthy' and is 'fully able to pay th...

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about 2 years ago
businessinsider.com

Opportunists are flipping Teslas for profits of up to $7,000 as EV production struggles to meet d...

Manufacturers have been struggling to keep up with the surging demand for electric cars, leading buyers to look elsew...

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about 2 years ago
businessinsider.com

Shanghai is finally lifting its lockdown after 7 weeks. The global economy has yet to feel its fu...

The lockdown shuttered factories across the city and caused delays at ports. The ripple effects are being felt by Sta...

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about 2 years ago
thestar.com

Canada’s inflation rate expected to rise when April’s numbers are announced Wednesday

The inflation numbers for April will be out at 8:30 a.m. and the index is expected to continue on its upward trajectory.

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about 2 years ago
businessinsider.com

China tells foreign business groups it will help fix supply chain problems as strict lockdown mea...

China has adopted a zero-Covid approach, introducing strict lockdown measures which have slowed the local economy and...

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over 2 years ago
businessinsider.com

The shipping backlogs at East Cost ports are now bigger than those on the West Coast

The number of containers waiting to unload on the East Coast overtook the West Coast, Marine Traffic said on Wednesday.

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over 2 years ago
businessinsider.com

Global shipping giant Maersk says the Shanghai lockdown will cause delays and drive up transport ...

Shanghai has been split in two to allow for mass testing. Maersk said trucking services would impacted by 30% in and ...

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over 2 years ago
businessinsider.com

World's biggest shipping company suspends container shipments to and from Russia

Maersk's suspension of container shipments will apply to all goods except food, medical supplies, and humanitarian eq...

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over 2 years ago
wsj.com

Russian Invasion Scrambles Prospects for Global Economy

The attack on Ukraine heaps fresh risks on a global economy struggling with soaring inflation, supply-chain snarls an...

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over 2 years ago
businessinsider.com

Surging Omicron cases on board container ships threaten to hamper recovery of the supply chain

The rising number of Omicron infections could prevent vessels berthing at some ports due to quarantine rules.

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over 2 years ago
wsj.com

Decade-High Food Prices Drive Poverty and Unrest in Africa

Parts of Africa are contending with a wave of inflation that is, by some measures, even worse than the supply shocks ...

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over 2 years ago
wsj.com

Europe’s Economy Falls Behind U.S., China, as Supply Chains and Omicron Bite

High energy prices, supply-chain bottlenecks and new social restrictions weighed on consumer spending and the region’...

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over 2 years ago
wsj.com

Omicron Slows Europe’s Economy but Supply-Chain Strains Ease

Rising infection rates driven by the faster-spreading Omicron variant of Covid-19 led to economic slowdowns in Europe...

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over 2 years ago
wsj.com

German Slowdown Sends Global Warning Signs on Supply Chains, China

Germany’s economy hit the brakes at the end of last year as the export powerhouse was slammed by global supply-chain ...

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over 2 years ago
wsj.com

U.S., European Factories See Easing Supply Strains, but Omicron Threatens Setbacks

Factories in Europe and the U.S. reported a further easing of supply-chain problems at the end of 2021, although the ...

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over 2 years ago
wsj.com

Booming U.S. Economy Ripples World-Wide, Straining Supply Chains and Driving Up Prices

The force of the American expansion is inducing overseas companies to invest in the U.S., betting that the growth is ...

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over 2 years ago
wsj.com

Covid-19 Surge Slows European Recovery, but Supply Problems Ease

The rapid spread of Omicron has weakened Europe’s economic recovery, but there are signs that the supply blockages th...

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over 2 years ago
wsj.com

Why Companies Are Hesitant to Invest, Even if Demand Is Soaring

Investment spending in the world’s largest economies has stalled, as supply-chain disruptions and uncertainty over th...

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over 2 years ago
thestar.com

Opinion | Maybe the supply chain crisis is a wake-up call this Christmas: We have too much stuff

There are daily stories about how everything is in short supply or will soon cost you an arm and a leg. We are just n...

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over 2 years ago
wsj.com

As Omicron, Supply-Chain Problems Loom, Eurozone Inflation Hits Record

Record inflation in the eurozone adds to the European Central Bank’s challenges as the Omicron variant, supply-chain ...

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over 2 years ago
wsj.com

Supply Woes Start to Ease in Europe, but Businesses’ Costs Surge

European businesses are seeing some easing in the delays they face getting hold of parts and raw materials, but suppl...

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over 2 years ago
wsj.com

Eurozone Economy Outpaces U.S., China, but Tougher Times Lie Ahead

The loosening of social restrictions and widespread vaccinations powered the region’s comeback from the Covid-19 pand...

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over 2 years ago
wsj.com

ECB Keeps Stimulus Unchanged Despite High Inflation

The European Central Bank said it would keep its large monetary stimulus unchanged, delaying a decision on whether to...

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over 2 years ago
wsj.com

Supply-Chain Bottlenecks Crimp Global Growth, Boost Inflation

Europe’s recovery has slowed as factories scramble for parts, but an easing of restrictions has boosted growth in jap...

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almost 3 years ago
wsj.com

China’s Power Crisis Piles More Pressure on Inflation

Wide-scale power cuts in China are already pushing up costs for downstream industries and prices for end-users.

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almost 3 years ago
wsj.com

Another Trade War, Another Stalemate?

World trade is already struggling with high shipping costs and shuttered Asian factories. That might not prevent anot...

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about 3 years ago
techradar.com

Server chip shortage could drag on through the rest of 2021

Chip shortages could perhaps linger even longer

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about 3 years ago
thestar.com

What is the most ethical way to purchase clothes?

Working conditions are getting worse for many of those who make our clothing.

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over 3 years ago
wsj.com

Even Suez Canal Blockage Can’t Hold Back Red-Hot Global Trade

Factories are seeing so much demand for goods that they are struggling to secure raw materials.

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over 3 years ago
thestar.com

A grocery code of conduct could finally be on the horizon, industry associations say

Some industry leaders have been asking for a code of conduct to prevent large grocery chains from implementing extra ...

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almost 4 years ago
wsj.com

Is Decoupling from China Worth $1 Trillion?

Moving supply chains out of China is no simple task, especially when the country’s economy is a global bright spot. B...

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