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The supply chain in finished products as well as components will be impacted. China is such a force in the global economy. There are some things that are only made in China these days, and not just the usual electronics and toys — consumer products — it’s active pharmaceutical ingredients that go into pharmaceutical supply chains worldwide.


There are also always some surprises. If you go back and look at the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in 2011, there were surprises because people didn’t know that they had a supplier to a supplier to a supplier — a third- or fourth-tier supplier — who was impacted. I think we’re going to see the direct impact of primary suppliers who are unable to fill orders in the short term and then we’ll also see secondary effects because somebody in the supply chain somewhere couldn’t make a delivery.
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