Demand for shipped goods is forecast to plunge as countries around the world close their borders due to coronavirus. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: global trade braces for ‘tidal wave’ ahead, as shutdown batters supply chains

  • A series of data points show where world trade is going, and the picture for air and sea freight is not a pretty one
  • Supply and demand crises are coalescing on the high seas, as more countries shut their borders
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Demand for shipped goods is forecast to plunge as countries around the world close their borders due to coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
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