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The Chain Newsletter | April 29, 2022
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Experts say China’s lockdowns will make inflation and the supply chain nightmare even worse — fortune.com Experts say China's lockdowns will lead to a supply chain crunch on the west coast of the U.S. in the coming weeks, adding to four-decade high inflation.
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Apple’s supply chain in China hit hard by lockdowns in eastern China — technode.com Apple’s supply chain companies in China face major production break as Chinese cities start lockdowns since late March due to Covid outbreak.
The U.S. should brace for another surge in the supply-chain crisis as manufacturers in Asia reopen their factories from Covid-19 lockdowns.
Vietnam's economy grew in Q1 as factories resumed production. However, external headwinds like supply chains, labor shortages, and inflation pose challenges.
Asia Pacific logistics real estate has performed strongly since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic on the back of acceleratin
Malaysian palm oil futures rebounded after a sell-off in the previous session, as supply worries resurfaced after Indonesia said it could widen its palm oil export ban if it was unable to meet local demand.
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The hustlers and scammers behind the pandemic supply chain nightmare — www.theverge.com As demand for personal protective equipment, like gloves and masks, soared during the pandemic, some hoarders saw it as an opportunity to make a quick buck. Others were just trying to do the right thing.
Two large Lao and Thai fuel operators have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the joint development of and potential investment in a fuel tank farm and logistics operation at the Vientiane Logistics Park in the Lao capital.
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