from: BBC News Supply chain delays mean some firms may not be able to meet demand during the busy shopping period.
Shipments of cars fell sharply as the global computer chip shortage has impacted the motor industry. from: BBC News
from: BBC News The economy grew by 1.3% between July and September, with supply chain problems hitting businesses.
The order books in Europe’s largest economy are full, but a lack of parts and raw materials means companies are struggling to fill them. From: New York Times
The furniture giant will pass rising costs onto franchisees, which may be passed on to consumers.
Moldova has made history by buying gas from somewhere other than Russia. How will the Kremlin react? from: BBC News
A bottleneck could cost Daniel Liberson, an artisanal vinegar maker in Virginia, his small business. from: BBC News
France’s finance minister also told the BBC that Europe will be one the world’s key economic powers. from: BBC News
from: BBC News The business secretary says companies will have a sustainable supply of CO2 even as gas prices rise.
from: BBC News Simon Jack interview on how the chocolate and ice cream giant is cleaning up its act
Tests producing results in 15 minutes have been on the market for months. They have been in short supply in the United States. From: New York Times
Europe’s largest economy is particularly vulnerable to shortages of key parts and raw materials because of its dependence on exports. From: New York Times
The disruption in the global supply chain has now reached the book world. From: New York Times
But there has been a “distinct improvement” in other parts of the UK, retailers say.
Ros Atkins explains how global supply chain problems have led to shortages of some goods in the West. from: BBC News
The heads of the Federal Reserve, European Central Bank, Bank of England and Bank of Japan spoke on a joint panel Wednesday. From: New York Times
from: BBC News Boris Johnson says the fuel situation is “improving” as about 150 military tanker drivers begin training.
from: BBC News The situation at fuel stations is “stabilising”, says the PM, after days of queues and pump closures.
from: BBC News Military drivers are being trained so they are ready to be deployed if necessary, the government says.
from: BBC News The situation will “calm down” when people fill their cars normally, the environment secretary said.