China’s Port Backlogs Could Cause Global Goods Shortage

A huge backlog at China’s ports due to coronavirus outbreak could spoil your holiday shopping this year, says an article published in CNN.

Port clogs vs goods shortages

A coronavirusoutbreak in southern China has clogged ports critical to global trade, causing a shipping backlog that could take months to clear and lead to shortages during the year-end holiday shopping season.

What is the reason?

The chaotic port clogging began unfolding last month when authorities in the southern Chinese province...

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