5 Challenges Faced By Importers With Asian Supply Chains Going Into 2022 [Podcast]
Chiefly due to Covid importers have been struggling with disrupted supply chains, high shipping costs, longer lead times, and more unpleasant effects since the pandemic hit in early 2020. Unfortunately, there are 5 challenges that our CEO Renaud Anjoran believes will continue affecting you into 2022.

These are Covid-19 disruptions, shipping lead times, high shipping costs and delays, electronic component shortages, and the USD/RMB exchange rate.

Listen to discover how these could affect you into next year.


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Episode sections

  • 00:00 – Introduction.
  • 02:26 –  Summary of the 5 challenges we’ll discuss: Covid-19, shipping, electronic component shortages, the USD/RMB exchange rate, and why it’s too late to ship for Christmas 2021 now and why importers need to hurry up and ship for CNY.
  • 03:52 – Challenge 1. Time (Shipping in time for Christmas and CNY).
  • 05:55 – Challenge 2. Covid-19 (How Covid is still disrupting manufacturing and importers).
  • 19:46 – Challenge 3. Shipping (crazy high costs and delays).
  • 28:31 – Challenge 4. Shortage of electronic components.
  • 31:30 – Challenge 5. USD/RMB exchange rate.
  • 36:53 – Wrapping up


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