Fill In Our Global Supply Chain Survey

Date: 25/08/2020
Author: GMCC International Trade Team
Company: GMCC International Trade Team

The Global Trade Professionals Alliance (GTPA), supported by the Australian Government, and on behalf of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, is pleased to launch the Global Supply Chains Resiliency Survey. We at the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce are pleased to support this initiative to help influence the work in local, regional, and international trade landscape.  

With the world economy facing multiple disruptions, including slow economic growth, natural disasters, and more recently, the COVID-19 pandemic, global value chains (GVCs), and supply chains more broadly, are transforming rapidly.  

While past decades fostered an expansion and enlargement of global supply chains, more recently some have also shortened and become more localised, a trend which is likely to increase in the coming years as Multinational Corporations (MNCs) and Small to Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) reconfigure their operations due to the pandemic and the resulting escalated adoption of digital technologies.  

The COVID-19 pandemic and its ongoing impact has brought into focus the importance of resilience in global value chains and supply chains, and the urgency for increasing this resilience to allow businesses to better cope with crises. 

This survey will help to build resilience through a better understanding of current business needs, ensuring that government pandemic support initiatives are appropriate and sufficient to meet these needs. The survey will further help to ensure alignment of future government policies and programs with business needs. Please complete this survey here