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Low vaccination rates in Southeast Asia to jeopardize manufacturing productivity well into 2022

October 18, 2021 Although daily COVID-19 cases remain at high levels across many countries in Southeast Asia, including Thailand, Vietnam, and Malaysia, there has been a growing shift from containing the virus to mitigating the economic fallout from the lockdowns. That means a bigger focus on opening up the economy...

Low vaccination rates in Southeast Asia to jeopardize manufacturing productivity well into 2022

October 18, 2021 Despite the continued high infection rates of the Delta variant, most Southeast Asian countries have in recent weeks been shifting away from their “Zero COVID” strategies in order to reignite their economies, as the variant continues to have ripple effects on supply chains. The Southeast Asian city-state...

Occupational Hazards in Food and Beverage Manufacturing Outweigh Those in Other Sectors

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.

Occupational Hazards in Food and Beverage Manufacturing Outweigh Those in Other Sectors

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.

Indefinite Lockdown Disrupts Key Manufacturing Sectors Across Malaysia

Executive Summary To deal with a growing number of COVID-19 cases, authorities in Malaysia implemented a nationwide movement control order, known as MCO 3.0, in mid-May which was further upgraded to a nationwide “total lockdown” in early June.Several areas that host key manufacturing industries in the country have been subject...