February 2020

How Coronavirus is shattering Fashion’s Global Supply chain

Sunday is the golden clasp that binds the family together and it was 9th February 2020 and I and my family were all busy talking and packing for an upcoming family wedding in New Delhi. That’s when my brother, a Supply Chain Manager in a Chemical firm comes up and said-“Sorry! I can’t make it, there is global supply chain crisis due to Coronavirus”. Undoubtedly, the virus outbreak has rattled the global economy, disrupting the overall supply chain and closing access to a profitable consumer market.

China is the world’s largest garment producer and fashion companies have been relying heavily to make a substantial share of their clothes. It’s not just garment manufacturing but even companies performing cutting and sewing who depend on China for trims such as cords, appliques and many more have also been severely affected.

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