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“For now, most supply chains are chugging along just fine, and because we’ve all been forced indoors, many have surplus inventory. The headline-grabbing few that aren’t – bathroom tissue, anti-bacterial soap, certain food products – sold out because of severe demand shocks that forecasters simply couldn’t have predicted.”
“In general, of course, supply chains are going to be impacted,” Dittman says. “However, I will say this: I’ve heard of very few entire factories shutting down. That said, there are some being impacted, particularly in China. Fox says a U.S. recession that will affect the state’s “big-ticket” construction industry is “likely for the rest of this year. Much more severe, in all likelihood, in this quarter.
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