Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

Burma (Myanmar). Burma, or Myanmar, benefited significantly during this time period with a 60% volume increase. year-over-year as compared to January 2019: Increases were also noted in three other top-five importing countries for the month of January with imports from Burma and Indonesia more than doubling compared to January 2019 and volumes from Vietnam increasing 21.7%

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Loser of the last quarter (Q3-2015): Costco

Supply Chain Movement

The two companies – along with other supermarket firms including Carrefour, Walmart and Tesco – are accused of selling shrimp sourced from farms in Thailand in the knowledge that such farms are routinely involved in human trafficking and forced labour. An investigation conducted by The Guardian newspaper revealed that countless men from Myanmar (Burma) and Cambodia are sold as slaves to the Thai fishing sector.

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