The latest supply chain news, analysis, trends and best practices for companies operating in Asia Pacific. The Asia Pacific region is the part of the world in or near the Western Pacific Ocean - including East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia and Oceania. Learn how businesses are optimizing supply chain and logistics performance in these regions - addressing a range of challenges such as rising labor costs, poor infrastructure, complex customs and trade laws, unstable political climates and government controlled exchange rates.
You might think that the recent spate of supply chain disruptions would have caused a stampede of manufacturers out of China, or at least prompted them to diversify sourcing. But that hasn’t been the case.
Forget about trade friction between the U.S. and China. Now it's a global trade war. As more and more aggrieved countries jump into the game, we find ourselves in a world of retributive duties and other government actions against the ''dumping'' of goods in export markets. Read More