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Air Freight, Global Supply Chains, and Sensitivity to China

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Some pictures to envision the impact of covid-19: (1) lots of US int’l trade goes by air, (2) and US sensitivity to disruption to air freight from China, by sector. Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Goldman-Sachs attempts to discern the impact from air freight disruption to supply chains. Source: Goldman Sachs, “US Daily: Chinese Factory Shutdowns and the US Consumer (Hill),” 14 February 2020.

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Some pictures to envision the impact of covid-19: (1) lots of US int’l trade goes by air, (2) and US sensitivity to disruption to air freight from China, by sector.

Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Goldman-Sachs attempts to discern the impact from air freight disruption to supply chains.

Source: Goldman Sachs, “US Daily: Chinese Factory Shutdowns and the US Consumer (Hill),” 14 February 2020.

Menzie Chinn
He is Professor of Public Affairs and Economics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison

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