Last week themedia the Verge commented that the global outbreak of the new corona virus had a very serious negative impact on the technology manufacturing industry, and today the media re-published an article saying that the situation is getting worse. In the article cited a number of market research estimates report, the outbreak on the supply chain of technology products, lithium batteries and other areas of the impact is very large.
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On Friday morning, analysts at Panjiva Research, the standard and poor,sits on The Stock Market, described a grim picture: U.S. seaborne imports from China, including most electronics, fell by more than 50 percent in the first three weeks of March, and the hardware-making subcontractor, best known as Foxconn, faced severe re-production pressures.
At the same time, the supply of lithium batteries is also worrying. According to the Benchmark report, quarantines are in the number of major lithium-exporting countries, from Australia to Chile, and while there is no shortage of goods, miners are having trouble shipping.
“It’s not about orders, it’s not about production, it’s about when we can ship?” said one mining CEO. Can we get the freighter? Can we pass through the container? “The reduction in lithium production mobility means a huge impact on any battery-enabled device.