Global Supply Chains in a Post-Pandemic World

The U.S.-China trade war and the supply and demand shocks brought on by the COVID-19 crisis are forcing manufacturers everywhere to reassess their supply chains. For the foreseeable future, they will face pressure to increase domestic production, grow employment in their home countries, reduce their dependence on risky sources, and rethink strategies of lean inventories and just-in-time replenishment, which can be crippling when material shortages arise.

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