India’s COVID-19 airlift could help solar, telecoms sectors — Panjiva


India’s COVID-19 airlift could help solar, telecoms sectors

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The Indian government may provide support for airfreight shipping for the electronics industry instead of trucking to remove bottlenecks in supplies from China caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. It’s unclear what form the support would take and whether it may count as state aid from a protectionism standpoint. China represented 42.7% of Indian electrical and electronics imports in the 12 months to Nov. 30. Trucking represented just 1.6% of that while airfreight already represented 11.4% and marine traffic 83.2%. Trucking had already been in decline with a 26.4% year over year d...

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