China’s determination to stamp out the coronavirus has meant even a small number of cases can cause major disruptions to trade. Photo: Xinhua)
China’s determination to stamp out the coronavirus has meant even a small number of cases can cause major disruptions to trade. Photo: Xinhua)

Shipping, supply chain crunch could drag into 2022 as world economy awaits Delta variant shock

  • China’s determination to stamp out the coronavirus has meant even a small number of cases can cause major disruptions to trade
  • Freight rates are being pushed to record highs, prompting some exporters to raise prices or simply cancel shipments altogether

China’s determination to stamp out the coronavirus has meant even a small number of cases can cause major disruptions to trade. Photo: Xinhua)
China’s determination to stamp out the coronavirus has meant even a small number of cases can cause major disruptions to trade. Photo: Xinhua)
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