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Supply Chain Impacts of the Diplomatic Crisis in the Middle East

Executive Summary SevencountriesintheMiddleEasthavecutdiplomaticrelationsandsuspendedland, air, and sea travel to and from QatarWithphysicalbordersclosed,re-routingofairandoceantrafficisexpectedtocause shipment delays, increase costs and result in port congestion at major transshipment hubs in the region Low productivity and threat of strike have already led to cancellation and re-routing of vesselsPotentialcontingencyplanscouldincludeotherairlines,directvesselstoQataror diverting cargo to airports and ports in Oman,...