GM, Ford Air Cargo China Parts Emergency
GM, Ford Air Cargo China Parts Emergency

Affected by the epidemic, insufficient supply of components from China, another multinational car company had to reduce factory capacity. According to the Nikkei, starting in early March, Honda ’s two factories in Saitama will reduce production by hundreds. It is understood that the two plants with reduced production mainly produce Vezel utility vehicles and MPV […]

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China’s new foreign trade regulations implemented in March
China's new foreign trade regulations implemented in March

In order to resolve the impact of the new crown epidemic on manufacturing and foreign trade, a series of targeted measures have been introduced from the central government to the local governments. The more important ones include: The latest declaration period for export tax rebates in 2020 is canceled. According to Article 4 of the […]

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The epidemic hits the supply chain of automobiles and other industries
The epidemic hits the supply chain of automobiles and other industries

On March 5th, according to Reuters, the Indian government said that in order to try to control the negative impact of China’s new coronavirus on the domestic automobile supply chain, it has planned to arrange air shipment of components from China. According to sources, the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India has contacted its members […]

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U.S. cancels tariffs on more than 100 products including Chinese masks, wipes, and medical gloves
U.S. cancels tariffs on more than 100 products including Chinese masks, wipes, and medical gloves

According to a Market Watch report on March 6, the Trump administration has waived import duties on more than 100 medical products imported from China (including masks, wipes, inspection gloves, etc.), and 27 companies have been approved. On October 22, 2019, the official website of the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced […]

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Trudeau guarantees the quality of masks and supplies purchased in China
Trudeau guarantees the quality of masks and supplies purchased in China

In a speech Sunday, Prime Minister Trudeau revealed that Health Canada will be responsible for assessing all masks and medical equipment shipped from China. Earlier reports said that the Dutch government recalled 600,000 problematic masks imported from China. Dr Trudeau said that Canada will receive more medical supplies from China “in the next few days,” […]

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Import plunge caused by new crown epidemic
Import plunge caused by new crown epidemic

With the spread of the new crown virus worldwide and the surge in demand for medical protective equipment, the sharp decline in the import of medical supplies in the United States has caused serious shortages in the country. According to the Associated Press, trade data show that after the outbreak of the new crown virus […]

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Norwegian Prime Minister: Will seek to import medical supplies from China
Norwegian Prime Minister: Will seek to import medical supplies from China

British Reuters reported on the 14th that Norwegian Prime Minister Herna Solberg held a press conference that evening to prevent further spread of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, Norway will close airports and ports and strengthen the border from the 16th management. At the same time, the Norwegian government will seek to import medical supplies […]

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Increased tariff policy “adds block” to US response to the epidemic
Increased tariff policy "adds block" to US response to the epidemic

“Adding tariffs on these (medical imports from China) products will cause supply shortages and further exacerbate public health challenges in times of crisis. This will severely limit the emergency response capabilities of governments at all levels and commercial medical supply chains during emergencies.” Matt Ron, president of the American Association of Health Industry Distributors, issued […]

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Japan imported testing reagents from China
Japan imported testing reagents from China

Comprehensive Japanese “Yomiuri Shimbun” report, Japanese fiber manufacturer “Kurashiki Textile” announced on the 12th, starting on the 16th to sell test reagents imported from Chinese cooperative enterprises, it only takes about 15 minutes to detect whether it is infected with new crown pneumonia. Currently, the product is only sold to research and testing agencies. This […]

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