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Global Supply Chains Are Struggling to Restart: Terms of Trade

Feb. 11, 2020, 12:00 PM

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Global supply chains look to be suffering longer-than-expected disruptionstied to coronavirus as China’s government tries to nudge idled factories back to work to limit the damage to the world’s second-largest economy.

To contain the crisis, Chinese authorities have ordered city lockdowns and extended holidays but the human impact is unrelenting, with deaths topping 1,000. The economic fallout could extend well into March with rising numbers of bankruptcies, increasing layoffs and worsening demand, according...

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