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US factory activity slows as coronavirus slams global supply chains

FILE PHOTO: An assembly line worker works on the production line at Renegade RV manufacturing plant in Bristol, Indiana, U.S., April 16, 2019.    REUTERS/Tim Aeppel

  • Key measures of US manufacturing activity in the US fell in February as a novel coronavirus spread outside of China to more than four dozen countries.
  • The outbreak has disrupted global supply chains and raised broader concerns about global growth.
  • “Coronavirus-related supply chain issues threaten to constrain production in coming months,” said Chris Williamson, the chief business economist at IHS Markit.
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Key measures of US manufacturing activity in the US fell in February as a novel coronavirus spread outside of China to more than four dozen countries, disrupting global supply chains and read more >>>

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