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China’s Electrical Grid Affects the Global Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

However, when power problems plague the world’s largest manufacturing country — China — the effects are global. Troubles in China. ”[3] With the global supply chain already in disarray, the news out of China is not good. The world runs on electricity.

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The China-Taiwan Semiconductor Question

NC State SCRC

In fact, building a domestic chip industry would be a multi-year initiative, and if China did invade Taiwan, the impact on the overall supply chain would be immediate and would shut down the entire global economy. Visitors to China have downplayed the likelihood of an attack on Taiwan.

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What would happen if China invaded Taiwan?

Resilinc

After running the game 24 times in seven hours, the group found that the United States, Taiwan, Japan, and other allies would likely defeat China and preserve Taiwan’s independence—but at enormous costs. How can the US prepare for a China-Taiwan war?

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Demystifying Freight Shipping From China

ShipBob

But how exactly does a factory in China stopping production lead to a backup of containers at U.S. Understanding the different methods of shipping freight from China. Given the size and scope of the global supply chain, and given China’s physical distance from the U.S.,

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Podcast | Are Global Manufacturers Saying Goodbye to China?

Supply Chain Brain

When it comes to manufacturing product for the world, China is now longer a low-cost country. So which countries stand to benefit from China’s loss

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China, Taiwan, and Semiconductor Risks – Part 2

NC State SCRC

As I alluded to in an earlier post, the scenario of China invading Taiwan, and halting all semiconductor production is highly unlikely, for a number of reasons. If China went into Taiwan and said “We are taking over,” the workforce would simply not support it!

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Report Links Car Supply Chain to Forced Labor in China

Supply Chain Brain

The authors claim China's systematic repression of the Uyghurs and opaque supply chains has allowed the automotive industry to become reliant on abusive suppliers

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Airbus’s Significant Arline Orders from China

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights Airbus ’s recently announced aircraft orders from three China based airlines and the likely industry and supply chain implications. China’s commercial aviation market is long noted as being strategic for industry short and long-term growth potential.

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Didi stock crashes after China bans downloads of app

The Supply Chain Journal

Stock in newly public Didi Global ( NYSE: DIDI ) came crashing down Tuesday morning following a ban on its app by China amid continuing questions about the company’s business practices. Read: China targets Full Truck Alliance in cybersecurity probe.

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Podcast | Can Mexico Replace China as a Manufacturing Powerhouse?

Supply Chain Brain

China is losing its luster as a low-cost source of manufacturing. Is Mexico an alternative

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New air cargo service connects China to Mexico City

The Supply Chain Journal

Aeroméxico Cargo launched a route Saturday between Wuhan, China, and Mexico City, becoming the first regular service from the Chinese mainland to Latin America, according to a release. Wuhan is located in central China and has a population of 9.8

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Will the End of ‘Zero COVID’ Stabilize China’s Economy?

Supply Chain Brain

China may have scrapped its “zero-COVID” policies, but questions about the country’s continuing role in supporting global supply chains remain

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US-China Trade Conference: Timely and Relevant

Logistics Viewpoints

The US-China Trade Conference discussed implications of tariff increases, China production advantages, established supply chain capabilities, ASEAN alternatives, and strategies for mitigating any negative impacts from recent 301 tariff increases. Attendees and speakers valued their established capabilities in China and articulated the difficulties with replicating these capabilities within another an alternative nation in the region. China China trade tariffs

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China bulker pileup dwarfs California container-ship gridlock

The Supply Chain Journal

This other, less-publicized tale of seaborne gridlock is set in China and it’s not about container ships, it’s about dry bulk carriers. Bulker congestion has now risen to historic highs as China enforces stricter COVID rules for arriving vessels. Bulker congestion in China hit 52.7

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China Brings WTO Case on U.S. Chip Sanctions

Supply Chain Brain

China said the U.S. is engaging in economic protectionism that undermines trade rules and threatens the global supply chain

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China port congestion falls sharply, trans-Pacific shipping rates retreat

The Supply Chain Journal

port congestion remains historically high, rates were only temporarily reduced by China’s Golden Week holiday, data on declining rates is ambiguous because different indexes give different numbers , and there is a huge inventory restocking mountain to climb even after consumer sales slow.

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China ports bracing for Super Typhoon Chanthu

The Supply Chain Journal

Two of China’s main ports are preparing for the arrival of Typhoon Chanthu, which dumped heavy rain in the northern Philippines Thursday night and Friday. The powerful storm is headed toward Taiwan and the mainland China coast.

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Cargo airlines cancel hundreds of China flights amid COVID outbreak

The Supply Chain Journal

China recently recorded its highest number of COVID cases since the start of the outbreak in Wuhan last year as the delta variant starts to take hold. My number one priority is to be full out of China because we’re sitting on a lot of cargo,” the veteran air cargo executive said.

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Project44 expands real-time visibility into China

The Supply Chain Journal

Project44, a leader in shipment visibility for the global logistics community, announced on Friday it has expanded its tracking services into China, giving shippers a real-time view of their truckload shipments within Asia.

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The 2022 China Singles Day Shopping Holiday- Muted Indications of Growth

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters begins our perspectives of the current 2022 holiday fulfillment period with highlights of what is usually recognized as the globe’s singular largest online shopping event, that being the China Singles Day festival that culminated on November 11.

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China COVID crisis: Groundhog Day for SC managers

Resilinc

According to a Resilinc special report , due to the abrupt end to the country’s tight COVID-19 restrictions, as much as 60% of China’s population could become infected in the first quarter—that’s over 800 million people.

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China targets Full Truck Alliance in cybersecurity probe

The Supply Chain Journal

Cybersecurity regulators in China have initiated a review of two apps from digital freight-matching platform Full Truck Alliance ( NYSE:YMM ), halting new user registrations less than two weeks after the company went public in the U.S. .

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3 Ways a 3PL Fulfillment Agent in China Keeps ECommerce Competitive!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Importing From China! Fortunately, there is a way for you to solve these supply chain issues, though, and it involves partnering with a 3PL fulfillment agent in China. Here are the three ways a 3PL fulfillment agent in China can keep your e-commerce company competitive.

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Alibaba cargo flights supply duty-free shopping zone in China

The Supply Chain Journal

The logistics arm of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has contracted with Suparna Airlines to operate daily dedicated cargo flights between Singapore and Hainan province in China to support Hainan’s emergence as a duty-free shopping hub and growing e-commerce orders.

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US regulator probing China’s role in container shortage

The Supply Chain Journal

A top maritime official has started an informal investigation into whether China is using its market power to monopolize containers and other equipment crucial to international supply chains to pump up rates paid by American exporters.

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Effects of the Lifting of China’s Zero Tolerance Policies- Sobering Predictions

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters highlights published reports that indicate the sobering potential impacts of China’s policy makers in lifting most all of the restrictions related to the country’s Covid-19 omicron zero-tolerance strategies.

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The Brittle China/U.S. Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

According to Tom Derry, CEO of the Institute for Supply Management, “There’s almost no industry sector — and when I say that, I mean manufacturing and nonmanufacturing — that isn’t reliant on China in the United States. … If you don’t have a first-tier supplier who’s sourcing from China, then your supplier’s supplier is.”[1] ”[1] When people hear statements like that, their first thought is often, “The United States has a China problem.”

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Shipping stocks hammered as China fears intensify

The Supply Chain Journal

As China goes, so goes ocean shipping. China is pivotal to dry bulk and tanker shipping markets on the demand side and to container shipping on the supply side. Any risk to China’s economy and its consumption of raw materials puts shipping in the crosshairs — and that risk is rising.

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Apple Supplier Foxconn Had Stated Concerns Related to China’s Covid Measures

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters updates readers on two other published reports that provide backdrop to the ongoing impacts that China ’s zero tolerance Covid policies have had on Foxconn and Apple , two rather influential enterprises. .

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Watch: What Happens to the Semiconductor Supply Chain If China Invades Taiwan?

Supply Chain Brain

John Ferguson, chief executive officer of TBM Consulting Group, discusses the importance of Taiwan to global semiconductor production, and tells how the supply chain would be impacted by China invading Taiwan

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SC Decoupling from China

Operations and Supply Chain Management

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Bombshell new figures highlight collapse of exports to the EU Big Four – plus the USA & China!

IT Supply Chain

The post Bombshell new figures highlight collapse of exports to the EU Big Four – plus the USA & China! By David Jinks M.I.L.T pictured). Head of Consumer Research, ParcelHero. appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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New air cargo service connects China to Mexico City

The Supply Chain Journal

Aeroméxico Cargo launched a route Saturday between Wuhan, China, and Mexico City, becoming the first regular service from the Chinese mainland to Latin America, according to a release. Wuhan is located in central China and has a population of 9.8

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Doing Business in China

QAD

China boasts one of the oldest, most advanced civilizations on Earth, with a history going back as far as 2070 B.C. Though, even as the country has experienced great economic and infrastructure growth, over its history, alternating periods of civil unrest, famine and foreign occupation have plagued China. Starting in the 1990s, China increased its participation in global organizations and assumed a prominent position in global political and economic activities.

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Foxconn China iPhone City Facility Reportedly Still Subject to Covid Restrictions

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog updates readers on the latest reported information involving the Foxconn Zhengzhou China “ iPhone City ” facility that has for several days been subject to reports of Covid-19 virus outbreaks and resulting facility operational restrictions.

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Biden Signs Order to Boost Bio-Manufacturing, Compete with China

Supply Chain Brain

President Joe Biden signed an executive order laying out a strategy to bolster domestic bio-manufacturing and reduce reliance on China for new medicines, chemicals and other products

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From Sneakers to Teslas, China Lockdowns Upend Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

Here’s a breakdown of how the situation in China is intensifying global supply chain chaos

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The U.S.-China “Tech War” Is Widening — With Consequences for Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

and China is unfolding. It continues to drive the diversification of tech supply chains away from China An ongoing tech war between the U.S.

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U.S., European Firms Rethink China Investment After Lockdowns

Supply Chain Brain

and European businesses are reconsidering their investments in China after the lockdown in Shanghai and restrictions in other cities caused major disruption to their operations

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China’s covid outbreak already wreaking havoc on supply chains

IT Supply Chain

The post China’s covid outbreak already wreaking havoc on supply chains appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Josh Brazil (pictured). SVP Global Supply Chain Insights, project44.

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