Journal Article

Global Supply Chain Disruptions Can Be Seen Anywhere, but Their Costs Are Not the Same Everywhere

Abstract: Although ubiquitous, supply chain challenges are exerting more cost pressures on the types of businesses concentrated in the Tenth Federal Reserve District. Businesses in the region are less willing or able to adjust the amount of imported goods they purchase even when procurement prices rise precipitously, as they have over the past year.

Keywords: Shipping costs; International shipping costs; Supply chain; Freight rates; Imports;

JEL Classification: E30; E31; F0;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Part of Series: Economic Bulletin

Publication Date: 2022-01-12

Issue: January 12, 2022

Pages: 4