Trade issues between the US and China are upsetting global trade patterns for chemicals and resulting in complications such as labor shortages, uncertain demand and the possibility of tariffs on emerging markets such as Japan, writes John Richardson. By considering "when," "where" and "what" before changing their supply plans, companies can ensure deliveries reach markets before logistics constraints hit, realize geographic challenges and know which products are best for each market, he writes.
Column: US-China trade issues affecting global chemical supply chains
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