United State America

The US-China trade war unintentionally prepared companies for coronavirus


Some American companies are seeking to cut their reliance on China as coronavirus outbreak disrupts production, crimps revenue

  • Revenue in China will fall in 2020 if the coronavirus continues to disrupt work through April, said half of the respondents in AmCham China’s survey
  • Some US companies are shifting out of China, with 28 per cent polled saying they are setting up, or using alternative supply chains, according to a separate survey by AmCham Singapore


Trade war and coronavirus show retail supply chains are too dependent on China, ex-Macy’s CEO says


Chinese destroyer lases U.S. Navy P-8A plane operating near Guam

US Navy says Chinese warship pointed laser at patrol aircraft near Guam

  • US Pacific Fleet calls the action last week ‘unsafe and unprofessional’ and a breach of code of conduct
  • Analyst describes it as a ‘serious provocation’ that could have posed a navigational hazard


Chinese censorship or ‘work elsewhere’: Inside Shutterstock’s free-speech rebellion

“Employees have a lot of opportunities to work here, to work elsewhere,” a company executive said in response to questions about the company’s China deal.


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