Supply Chain Edge: Furniture flattened, apparel folded — Panjiva

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Supply Chain Edge: Furniture flattened, apparel folded

Australia 115 Canada 478 China 2933 Cons. Discr. - Apparel 466 Cons. Discr. - Durables 477 Cons. Discr. - Retailing 440 Corp - Forwarders 333 Corp - Shipping 951 Earnings 693 Energy - Coal 61 Energy - Conventional 435 European Union 793 Info Tech - Tech Hardware 755 Ireland 14 Japan 583 Materials - Chemicals 213 Materials - Metals/Mining 721 Metals - Aluminum 233 Metals - Steel 490 Mode - Containerized 1435 Mode - Seaborne 1771 Sanctions 143 South Korea 558 Trade Deals 987 U.S. 5276

Supply chain activity and retail sales data indicate that the furniture and apparel sectors are in a state of decline, dragging total US seaborne imports down 20% year over year in February. Evidence from memory-chip makers indicates that the tech sector is still in a downturn, although a headphone manufacturer indicates that a recovery may be due. Commodity flows continue to face disruptions, with new measures by the Canadian and Turkish governments curtailing Russian flows. More positively, South Korea and Japan have settled their differences over forced labor and Australia-to-mainland...

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