Director of the Institute of Global Affairs, London School of Economics
Chairman, American Chamber of Commerce in China
Chairman and CEO, Gao Feng Advisory
Managing Editor, Caixin.com
Global supply chains are among the biggest economic victims of the coronavirus epidemic, and the worst is yet to come. Questions range from the immediate — how fast are Chinese manufacturers resuming work? To the mid-term — which sectors are most vulnerable and how can we mitigate the impact on them? And most importantly the long-term — Will the virus mark the end of China as the “world’s factory?” Supply chains will never be immune to disruption, so what are the smartest strategies to reduce companies’ supply chain costs and risks?
Erik BerglofDirector of the Institute of Global Affairs, London School of Economics
Greg GilliganChairman, American Chamber of Commerce in China
Edward Tse Chairman and CEO, Gao Feng Advisory
Qu YunxuManaging Editor, Caixin.com
Li ZengxinDeputy General Manager, Caixin Global
As the new coronavirus spreads around the world, it is having a severe impact on international trade, with many people worrying that the epidemic will exacerbate the “decoupling” of global commerce.
Tesla is looking to make more car parts at its Shanghai factory as part of ongoing efforts to localize its supply chain in the world’s largest automobile market, Reuters reported Tuesday, citing a government document.
Tesla Inc. has been forced to “downgrade” some of its newly delivered Model 3 vehicles after restarting production at its Giga Shanghai factory on Feb. 10.