China supply chain News

Supply Chain Problems Move from China to U.S. and Other Nations

Freight carriers are struggling to deliver goods by land, sea or air as the coronavirus pandemic forces Western governments to impose lockdowns, threatening supplies of vital products including medicines into the most affected areas, such as Italy. While China’s draconian …

China Expands System to Track Food Shipments

China is expanding a pilot system that tracks the movement of meat and vegetables to the supermarket shelf as part of efforts to tighten supervision of its scandal-plagued food industry. Under the programme, which is voluntary, city governments are monitoring …

Natural Disaster in China Would Severely Disrupt Global Supply Chains

A natural catastrophe in China on the scale of the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami would have an even more severe impact on supply chains, given China’s critical role in global manufacturing. That is according to a study commissioned by …