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Avocados avoid logistical mush

Fans of guacamole, avocado toast, and cinco de mayo narrowly missed experiencing supply chain issues firsthand as the U.S. temporarily banned imports of avocadoes from Mexico. The restriction was spurred by death threats made to an on-site U.S. Agriculture inspector who among other things chec... Read more →

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Ford, GM see impact of chip shortage

Automakers reporting Q3 results over the past few weeks have had a common theme in talking about the chip shortage and the impact on business. Ford CFO John Lawler noted the challenges facing the industry saying they saw “lower-than-anticipated improvement in chip availability in the second ha... Read more →

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Ford, Volkswagen could shift if EV credits charge up

Canada and Mexico have issued warnings that potential tax credits for electric vehicle (EV) assembly in the U.S. may run afoul of USMCA. The USMCA sets out rules-of-origin requirements for cars to receive tariff reductions, and Canada and Mexico feel that the credits would undermine the commit... Read more →

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Going fishing for deals – July 2021 supply chain calendar

The coming month will provide little respite from trade policy events and operational challenges for supply chains. A WTO ministerial meeting from July 15 is unlikely to make progress on reforming the global trade dispute framework while a fisheries agreement may be a test case as to whether t... Read more →

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