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The Chain Newsletter | December 10, 2021
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🚨 Everyone's talking about...
Some SEA countries have learned and are better prepared for fresh waves of the Covid-19 virus.
📰 Other News
China established a new state-owned logistics group to strengthen domestic and global supply chains amid disruptions caused by the pandemic.
Does China pose a threat to global rare earth supply chains? — chinapower.csis.org China is the dominant global supplier of rare earths, a collection of 17 minerals that are indispensable to countless advanced technologies.
Shipping indicators signal improvement in supply chains — www.thejakartapost.com The Baltic Dry Index has fallen to a level last seen in early June, reflecting improvements in global supply chains.
Mohammed Zia took a couple of crucial initiatives to meet the demand for hygiene products.
How the Supply Chain Crisis Unfolded — www.nytimes.com The highly intricate and interconnected global supply chain is in upheaval, and in one way or another, much of the crisis can be traced to the outbreak of Covid-19.
Industry value chain resilience Industry value chains are facing conflict. An artificial intelligence approach can help companies adapt to changing markets and operational challenges.
Read more relevant news and updates on the Supply Chain Asia blog.
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🧰 Startups & Innovation
Wingcopter receives investment from Japan-based Drone Fund — www.itln.in German drone delivery pioneer Wingcopter announced that it has received an investment from DRONE FUND.
See the best logistics logistics startups in APAC at the LogTech50
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