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Hurricane Ida Disrupts Petrochemical Production, Port, and Rail Operations Across U.S. Gulf Region

Hurricane Ida Impact Assessment On August 29, Hurricane Ida made landfall in Port Fourchon, Louisiana at 11:55 local time as a Category 4 hurricane, bringing damaging winds, heavy rain, and flooding to the U.S. southern Gulf region. Several days after the storm’s landfall, infrastructural damages, and operational disruptions at rail transport...

Hurricane Ida Disrupts Petrochemical Production, Port, and Rail Operations Across U.S. Gulf Region

On August 29, Hurricane Ida made landfall in Port Fourchon, Louisiana at 11:55 local time as a Category 4 hurricane, bringing damaging winds, heavy rain, and flooding to the U.S. southern Gulf region.  Following its landfall, the storm weakened into a tropical storm on August 30 as it continued...

COVID-19 Outbreak at Shanghai Pudong Airport Disrupts Critical Export Shipments

As of August 24, cargo operations at a terminal of Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG), the world’s third busiest airport by cargo traffic, remained suspended for a fifth consecutive day following a new COVID-19 outbreak among the workforce. The outbreak took place at ground handling agent Shanghai International Airport...

COVID-19 Outbreak at Shanghai Pudong Airport Disrupts Critical Export Shipments

As of August 24, cargo operations at a terminal of Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG), the world’s third busiest airport by cargo traffic, remained suspended for a fifth consecutive day following a new COVID-19 outbreak among the workforce. The outbreak took place at ground handling agent Shanghai International Airport...

COVID-19 Delta Variant Outbreak in China Affects Flight Operations and Cargo Movement

In recent days, China has recorded its highest number of cases since January following the latest COVID-19 Delta variant outbreak. The country’s zero-tolerance policy in combating the outbreak has brought lockdowns, quarantine measures, and travel restrictions, which have in turn disrupted manufacturing and logistics operations.

COVID-19 Delta Variant Outbreak in China Affects Flight Operations and Cargo Movement

In recent days, China has recorded its highest number of cases since January following the latest COVID-19 Delta variant outbreak. The country’s zero-tolerance policy in combating the outbreak has brought lockdowns, quarantine measures, and travel restrictions, which have in turn disrupted manufacturing and logistics operations.

China’s COVID-19 Restrictions Impede Road and Rail Freight Movement at the Border with Kazakhstan

Freight delays have been reported at the Kazakhstan – China border points since October 2020, when the Chinese authorities imposed COVID-19 quarantine measures at the Horgas – Khorgos and Dostky – Alashankou checkpoints for the passage of rail and road freight from Kazakhstan entering China. The restriction, which is...

India-China Border Conflict:
Implications for Global Supply Chains

Bilateral tensions have escalated between China and India following a deadly border clash in the Himalayan Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh on June 15. The border standoff has occurred at various points along the 3,500 kilometers (2,200-miles) stretch of the India-China border, most of which remain demarcated. Learn more…

U.S. And China Export Control Regulations:
Implications For Global Tech Supply Chains

Export control regulatory trends from the U.S. and China could accelerate a trend of ‘decoupling’: the disintegration of high-tech components and reduced reliance on foreign suppliers by localizing assembly and production within global supply chains. These protectionist measures could have a more profound impact on global tech supply chains...

Impact of the U.S.-China Trade War on Global Supply Chains

Executive Summary The volatility of the US-China trade war has brought about considerable uncertainty for companies with global manufacturing networks. Successive tariff escalations, regulatory burdens, and other non-tariff barriers have raised serious questions about how companies can adapt their supply chains to prepare for commercial risks amid escalating trade tensions. Everstream Analytics is...