Description: More than a month and a half into the outbreak of a new coronavirus in China, the country’s economy is still largely in lockdown mode, stalling a global manufacturing powerhouse at the heart of nearly every industrial supply chain. As the crisis continues, businesses big and small are struggling with the disruption the pneumonia-like illness has caused, with effects reaching across the globe.
Date: Feb 19, 2020
Questions for discussion:
- What does the report say about how the virus is affecting the global economy?
- How does this crisis affect global supply chains and business profitability?