Supply Chain Edge: Furniture flattened, apparel folded — Panjiva

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Supply Chain Edge: Furniture flattened, apparel folded

Australia 115 Canada 478 China 2934 Cons. Discr. - Apparel 467 Cons. Discr. - Durables 478 Cons. Discr. - Retailing 441 Corp - Forwarders 333 Corp - Shipping 952 Earnings 694 Energy - Coal 61 Energy - Conventional 435 European Union 794 Info Tech - Tech Hardware 756 Ireland 14 Japan 583 Materials - Chemicals 213 Materials - Metals/Mining 721 Metals - Aluminum 233 Metals - Steel 490 Mode - Containerized 1436 Mode - Seaborne 1772 Sanctions 143 South Korea 559 Trade Deals 988 U.S. 5277

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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