Eggs from Poland and masks made in Singapore

Covid-19 has put global supply chains in the spotlight. Here’s a look at how they are evolving and what that means for Singapore.

Long queues at a FairPrice outlet at Jurong Point 2 in March last year. Closed borders at the onset of the pandemic affected the flow of goods across the globe, with fears over shortages resulting in crowds at supermarkets. ST FILE PHOTO
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When Covid-19 struck early last year, countries rushed to shut their borders, restricting movements in and out of their jurisdictions, in an attempt to halt the spread of the coronavirus.

This affected not just the movement of people, but also the flow of goods across the globe.

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