Shipping containers sit in a rail yard, in Chicago, Illinois, on July 28. Bottlenecks are occurring at shipping centres across the US, contributing to a shortage of goods. Photo: Getty Images / AFP
Shipping containers sit in a rail yard, in Chicago, Illinois, on July 28. Bottlenecks are occurring at shipping centres across the US, contributing to a shortage of goods. Photo: Getty Images / AFP
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Anthony Rowley

How can inflation be transitory if supply chain disruptions are here to stay?

  • Increased US-China rivalry, coupled with Covid-19, has caused unprecedented disruptions to supply chains, threatening global production
  • The last thing the world needs is for inflation to trigger a disastrous stock market or debt crisis

Shipping containers sit in a rail yard, in Chicago, Illinois, on July 28. Bottlenecks are occurring at shipping centres across the US, contributing to a shortage of goods. Photo: Getty Images / AFP
Shipping containers sit in a rail yard, in Chicago, Illinois, on July 28. Bottlenecks are occurring at shipping centres across the US, contributing to a shortage of goods. Photo: Getty Images / AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE