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How will supply chain and distribution route disruption affect IP Managers?

Across the globe, both supply chains and distribution routes have been disrupted by the COVID-19 crisis.

International sea freight reduced by 34% in the first quarter of 2020 with imports from China dropping by 45% in March alone. The beginnings of the slow untangling of the US and Chinese economies, driven by Trump’s protectionist policies, have been accelerated by the crisis.

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