Value chains

Value chains are development and processing processes that adds value to goods and services. Value chains are the result of the division of labor, they describe the real processes taking place in world trade, and allow to assess country’s competitiveness.

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21 publications
Types of materials
Global Supply Chain Pressure Index: The China Factor

While supply chain disruptions have significantly diminished over the course of 2022, the reversion of the index toward a normal historical range has paused over the past three months. Our analysis attributes the recent pause largely to the pandemic in China amid an easing of «Zero COVID» policies.

Supply chains: companies shift from ‘just in time’ to ‘just in case’

Businesses exposed by pandemic shortages and shipping bottlenecks are being forced to rethink their operations

How COVID-19 is reshaping supply chains

Companies have only partly addressed the weaknesses in global supply chains exposed by the coronavirus pandemic. In the face of new challenges, finishing the job is even more urgent.