Risk managers on alert as coronavirus pandemic fears grow

Carmaker Hyundai announced it is suspending production at South Korean factories because of supply chain problems. Credit: iStock/eyewave

Amid speculation that coronavirus may soon be declared a pandemic, the outbreak’s economic impact is beginning to be felt with disruption to supply chains and falling consumer demand in China. Risk managers are advised to pay very close attention. As the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in China passes 30,000, questions are being raised about the country’s ability to…

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