Why the Coronavirus Will Continue to Shock Global Markets

Issues & Insights

March 16, 2020

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Ray K. Huang, Ph.D., P.E., CFEI, head of Asia offices & principal engineer at Exponent, recently published the article, “Why The Coronavirus Will Continue To Shock Global Markets”, for Issues and Insights, an Investor’s Business Daily’s editorial branch, whose goal is to use their accumulated wisdom to help their readers better understand the events shaping the country. This article addresses how the coronavirus is affecting global markets, specifically supply chains, and how factories across China must change their standard operating procedure to sterilize and inspect their facilities.

With more than 100,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and the city of Wuhan, once a global manufacturing hub, is struggling to reopen factories to meet global demand. After nearly eight weeks of closures, the market is facing historic lows and will continue to shock the global economy as more areas are affected.

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