US bill targeting forced labor may worsen supply chain woes in China
China is facing disruptions in its supply chain due to new lockdowns from its Zero-Covid policy. The woes could worsen as U.S. lawmakers introduce a bipartisan bill to hold American businesses accountable for having slave labor in supply chains. Slave-Free Business Certification Act U.S. Senators Josh Hawley and Kirsten Gillibrand, on Feb. ...
160 Republicans push Biden to prioritize supply crisis over more social spending
Several GOP representatives urged the president to "reevaluate his priorities" and prioritize the supply chain crisis ahead of new social spending on Oct. 20. A total of 160 Republicans felt compelled to write to Joe Biden after witnessing the devastating impact of a national logistics crisis. "Mr. President, we think it is ...
Transport leaders warn of worldwide system collapse in supply chains due to COVID-19
Global transport chiefs have called on world leaders to secure the world's supply chains by ensuring the free movement of transport workers and ending travel bans and other restrictions imposed since the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, Sept. 29, a group including the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the ...
Japan’s Abe to meet UK PM May as Brexit crunch approaches
Japanese firms have spent more than 46 billion pounds ($59 billion) in Britain, encouraged by successive British governments since Margaret Thatcher
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