Interview: Sanctions on China, a new scenario for supply chains to consider - RailFreight


Weeks before the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the scenario of a full-scale war and its consequences, including sanctions and the disruption and reconfiguration of global supply chains, was deemed unrealistic by many. However, the reality proved even the most dedicated sceptics wrong. It seems that the West has learned some lessons from this and is now examining its options in the case of another major crisis, this time involving China. discussed with Frans-Paul van der Putten, researcher and expert on geopolitics and China, using the opportunity of a recently published report by the Atlantic Council and Rhodium Group analysing the sanctioning scenarios and entailed risks in the case of a Taiwan crisis.

Interview article by Nikos Papatolios.