Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

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Medical supply shortages are being reported across the U.S. Tariffs were placed on medical supplies from China in 2018 and only lifted in March of this year because of the pandemic. Other countries including South Korea, India, and Taiwan, as well, are blocking exports of medical supplies to save them for their own citizens, leaving the U.S. Burma (Myanmar). Burma, or Myanmar, benefited significantly during this time period with a 60% volume increase.

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Doing Business in India

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Located in Southern Asia between Burma and Pakistan, India borders the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. India was the center of one of the earliest civilizations on earth, thriving throughout the second and third millennia B.C. Various cultures rose and fell during the intervening centuries until invaders from Europe arrived in the 16 th century. By the 19 th century, India became the “jewel in the crown” of the British Empire.

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Doing Business in India

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Located in Southern Asia between Burma and Pakistan, India borders the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. India was the center of one of the earliest civilizations on earth, thriving throughout the second and third millennia B.C. Various cultures rose and fell during the intervening centuries until invaders from Europe arrived in the 16 th century. By the 19 th century, India became the “jewel in the crown” of the British Empire.

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