Empty shelves in a Hong Kong supermarket on February 5. International production of countless goods and services have slowed down or even stopped in the wake of the coronavirus. Photo: Bloomberg
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Anthony Rowley

Coronavirus chaos lays bare the price of uncertainty in a connected global economy

  • Fukushima, Sars and now the novel coronavirus are showing up the increasing vulnerability of global supply chains to uncertainty and disruption. We need to study, map and measure these risks before global cooperation crumbles
Empty shelves in a Hong Kong supermarket on February 5. International production of countless goods and services have slowed down or even stopped in the wake of the coronavirus. Photo: Bloomberg
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