Monday, November 29, 2021


Asian factories stagnate as China’s slowdown, supply constraints hit

Countries where large outbreaks of the Delta variant receded saw an improvement in activity, such as Indonesia and India but factory activity shrank in Malaysia and Vietnam.

China factory activity contracts for first time since Feb 2020

Factory suspensions and power blackouts have already affected at least 17 provinces in recent months – a situation further exacerbated by tight coal supply leading to sky-high prices.

Vietnam’s lockdown ensnares world’s clothing giants

The snarl-ups at Vietnam's factories are part of a broader crisis around the planet that is sending inflation surging and raising concerns about the pace of recovery in the global economy.

Malaysia remains key Asian destination for high-value manufacturing, says global report

Knight Frank Malaysia says the pandemic has accelerated the e-commerce boom, which augurs well for the industrial property market.

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