INDIA LOCKDOWN: Plants closed, logistics at a standstill

By Davide Ghilotti, Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield, Jon Stibbs, Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Wednesday, 01 April 2020

A government-decreed lockdown in India has resulted in closed factories and import and export markets stalled by a lack of workers for the transport and processing of goods.

The Indian government ordered a three-week lockdown on Wednesday March 26, in the country’s attempt to restrict the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. This has led to market participants reporting that their manufacturing units were closed and their supply chains were inhibited.

This initial closure period could be extended...

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