How a lockdown in China brought entire supply chains to their knees! The drastic measures taken by the Chinese government to contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus have had far-reaching effects on the global economy. In this article, KSBSI (Indonesia) and ACV-CSC (Belgium) make an initial analysis of this impact and argue that this pandemic presents an opportunity to rethink the phenomenon of global supply chains, because they could be a lever for decent work under the right conditions. The full article is available in English only.
Today, some 2 billion people work in the informal economy; more than 1.6 billion of them are affected by the lockdown, particularly in terms of income.
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