Chain Reaction Podcast SC News Round Up 18th June 2022

All things impacting global supply chains this week.

  • Interest Rates rise in the US and the UK
  • Inflation set reach higher levels later in the year
  • Oil prices continue to rise
  • Energy costs are the main thrust of inflationary pressures
  • Shanghai in lock down again
  • China has to move  goods by rail to ship because of Russia's invasion in Ukraine
  • The Northern Ireland Protocol and Brexit woes continue in the UK
  • Rail strikes looming in the UK
  • Food Inflation 
  • UK ships oil and gas to the US and to Europe
  • Obstaclea at every turn create opportunities for some.