The Chinese energy crisis is spilling over into Europe: Is the U.S. next?

Brits are reportedly panic buying gasoline due to an ongoing energy crisis that is spilling out of China into Europe – and from there into the United States, potentially. As natural gas prices in Europe and Asia soar, protests are breaking out all over the place. The story is that India and China are both seeing shortages of coal, … Continue reading The Chinese energy crisis is spilling over into Europe: Is the U.S. next?

West Coast ports logjammed with about container 60 ships still waiting to dock; supply lines continue to suffer disruptions

Ports in the U.S.’s West Coast report record congestion, with a satellite image showing more than 60 ships waiting to dock. A sudden surge in American purchases ahead of the holidays alongside a massive backlog is responsible for this congestion. Labor shortages at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach also worsen the situation. A satellite … Continue reading West Coast ports logjammed with about container 60 ships still waiting to dock; supply lines continue to suffer disruptions

Coffee prices are about to skyrocket thanks to unusual weather and COVID-19 labor shortages

If you can’t start your day without a proper cup of coffee, get ready to dig deeper into your pocket as analysts report that coffee prices are poised to soar. The spot prices of Brazilian robusta coffee Espirito Santo have almost doubled this year, climbing from 356 to 769 reais per 60kg bag. The cheaper … Continue reading Coffee prices are about to skyrocket thanks to unusual weather and COVID-19 labor shortages

If you thought the worker shortage was bad now, just wait: Over HALF of US employers plan to push vaccine mandates, resulting in mass DEATH of U.S. workers

A new survey has found that at least half of America’s employers are planning to try to force their employees to get “vaccinated” for the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19). As if the worker shortage was not already devastating the supply chain, corporate America now wants to try to strong-arm the plantation slaves into taking experimental injections in order … Continue reading If you thought the worker shortage was bad now, just wait: Over HALF of US employers plan to push vaccine mandates, resulting in mass DEATH of U.S. workers

Soaring natural gas prices shutting down fertilizer plants that provide carbon dioxide to food suppliers, resulting in worsening food shortages

A fertilizer company called CF Industries Holdings Inc. has suspended operations at two plants in the United Kingdom due to soaring natural gas prices, which is negatively impacting the nation’s food sector. One of the byproducts of fertilizer production is carbon dioxide (CO2), which is used in the production of beer, bread, and carbonated drinks like soda water. Without … Continue reading Soaring natural gas prices shutting down fertilizer plants that provide carbon dioxide to food suppliers, resulting in worsening food shortages

Global supply lines collapsing as factories face shortages in labor, materials

Just one day after gross domestic product (GDP) data showed substantial manufacturing growth in the first quarter of the current financial year, factories around the world reported that global supply lines continue to collapse. The data firm HIS Markit published the results of a new survey which found that production, delivery and distribution schedules continued to … Continue reading Global supply lines collapsing as factories face shortages in labor, materials

Second wave of a global “shipping nightmare” now taking shape – expect SHORTAGES of everything

For weeks we’ve been warning about a coronavirus-induced supply chain disruption that was only going to get worse before it gets better. Well, over the past 48 hours, the situation definitely got worse. Much worse. On Monday Natural News reported that Western supply chains were already in peril thanks to a combination of worker shortages, transportation shortages, and a shutdown … Continue reading Second wave of a global “shipping nightmare” now taking shape – expect SHORTAGES of everything

Taco Bell, Starbucks warn of product shortages due to “covid”

Trouble is brewing in fast-food paradise as junk chains Starbucks and Taco Bell warn customers that they are running out of food and beverages, allegedly due to the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19). For the past several months, certain items have been missing in action from the menus of both chains. Starbucks is telling customers via its mobile app … Continue reading Taco Bell, Starbucks warn of product shortages due to “covid”

Coronavirus outbreak in Taiwan threatens to worsen global semiconductor shortage

In the midst of an ongoing semiconductor shortage, the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) into Taiwan’s electronic factories is threatening to delay chip shipments even further. The country, home to a number of the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturers, is suffering from its first large outbreak of COVID-19. This has come against a backdrop of escalating … Continue reading Coronavirus outbreak in Taiwan threatens to worsen global semiconductor shortage

Coffee prices soaring due to “systemic” coronavirus supply chain disruptions

Global supply chains are breaking down due to the government’s endless Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions, and the latest consumer commodity casualty is coffee. According to reports, a longstanding imbalance of shipping containers around the world is spiking transportation costs for coffee, which could end up spiking the cost of coffee for end consumers. Coffee processors of … Continue reading Coffee prices soaring due to “systemic” coronavirus supply chain disruptions