Rethinking supply chains under the trade wars
Trade war between the US and China has triggered the foreign companies in China to rethink their China strategies. Other than multinational companies and those without multi-product lines, are impacted the most, sometimes to the extend that the new situation threatens their business survival. Some companies fear that their businesses might enter into a complete standstill because of a small, low-value component that falls under the sanctions somewhere in their supply chain. Sourcing managers are already busy finding alternate sources in countries where the new US import tariffs don’t apply – at least at this moment. What should be taken into consideration as the global supply chains are starting to feel the pain?