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Coronavirus Briefing: Outbreak Disrupts Global Supply Chain, Particularly in Fashion

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Factories in China have been operating at partial capacity due to the coronavirus outbreak, impacting on supply chains globally. With the duration of the outbreak still uncertain, we consider the potential short- and long-term effects of labor shortages and transportation restrictions on the apparel and smartphone market segments in particular.

We discuss China’s dominant role in the global exports market and the actions that brand owners and retailers could take to minimize their reliance on production in China—and therefore reduce future risk associated with events such as the coronavirus outbreak.

Click here to view Coresight Research’s ongoing coverage of the coronavirus outbreak in China.

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