ICIS/Fecc podcast of 10 August 2021 on charting the global supply chain crisis


In this ICIS Think Tank podcast, chief news correspondent Tom Brown interviews Fecc Director General, Dorothee Arns as well as ICIS Insight Editor Nigel Davis and ICIS Senior Consultant Asia John Richardson.

The podcast covers the following topics:

  • Weather, supply chains, force majeures all continuing to strain deliveries
  • Green deal and additional regulatory requirements also in the pipeline
  • Margins still firm as demand remains robust
  • China growth continuing to slow
  • Low developing world vaccination rates continue to impact growth
  • Lack of container space causing huge price discrepancies
  • Timeline before any form of normalisation remains cloudy
  • Strategy more important than ever
  • Pandemic a stress test both of private life and business models
  • The longer conditions continue, the more distant the old normal becomes
  • Vaccination needs to be worldwide before a new normal can exist
  • Increasing extreme weather highlights the need for sustainability
  • Supply chain agility a key competitive advantage now

To access the podcast, click HERE.