Mexico is set to see a series of new investments in gold and silver mining projects in 2021, which are expected to be key drivers of economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
The global automotive industry took a significant hit last year on the back of a Covid-19-related slump in activity. However, a more positive global outlook is set to boost demand, boding well for automotive manufacturers in emerging markets.
With travel restrictions, closed factories and social distancing measures in place for much of the year, 2020 was particularly challenging for industrial companies around the world. However, despite such constraints many countries were able to successfully repurpose production to meet urgent needs associated with Covid-19, while others look set to benefit from shifting trends in global supply chains.
Articles & Analysis | Supply chain disruptions in 2020 drive Filipino farmers to adapt from The Report: Philippines 2021
Although agricultural activities were permitted during the lockdown period in the Philippines, some farmers nevertheless saw their activities limited by various provincial restrictions. In Quezon province, for example, stricter measures were implemented in April 2020 that permitted residents in some areas to leave their homes only once per...
Articles & Analysis | How are Philippine consumer goods producers adapting to supply disruption? from The Report: Philippines 2021
In response to lockdowns initiated to stem the spread of Covid-19, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) manufacturers in the Philippines adopted new business strategies to overcome supply chain disruptions and meet shifting consumer demands. Indeed, the pandemic led FMCG companies to reassess input sources and re-evaluate the balance between...