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Apple has a huge problem with its supplier's iPhone factory in China |  CNN Business

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China | CNN Business

hong kong CNN Business — A violent uprising by workers at the world’s largest iPhone factory in central China this week further clouds Apple’s strained supply chain and highlights how the country’s tough zero Covid policy is harming to global technology companies. The unrest began last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, …

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As the world battles inflation, China's problem is deflation

As the world battles inflation, China’s problem is deflation

From a real estate crisis to strict Covid controls to its lowest growth target in three decades, China’s economy faces many problems. But inflation is not one of them. Data released last week showed consumer prices rose 2.1% year-on-year in October – the kind of moderate gain that Western policymakers can only dream of. Producer …

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The gas problem in Germany may not be such a big problem anymore

The gas problem in Germany may not be such a big problem anymore

Nice out, isn’t it? Europe’s exceptionally mild winter was the necessary stroke of luck to preserve gas supplies, with consumption around 30% lower than the seasonal average and storages full in Germany and France. The charts below and throughout are from Barclays analysts Mark Cus Babic and Abbas Kahn: It’s a combination of tighter industrial …

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The global shipping industry faces a new problem: too many containers

The global shipping industry faces a new problem: too many containers

Trends in global supply chains continue to reverse as container prices fall and container depots fill up, according to logistics data. Sasin Tipchai | 500Px | Getty Images While there was a shortage of containers at the height of the pandemic, the global economy is now facing the opposite problem: too many containers. In addition …

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