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Race to Measure Supply Chain Snarls Draws a Crowded Field

Port Of Cartagena As Colombian Exports Rise
Photographer: David Lombeida/Bloomberg

The race to design economic indicators tracking the ups and downs of global supply disruptions is becoming a more crowded field.

Jumping in this month were logistics giant Kuehne+Nagel, economists at Citigroup and Morgan Stanley, and researchers at the New York Fed.  Analysts at Bloomberg, Flexport and the White House have already launched such data points and are making refinements as the crisis drags on. (For today’s full story, click here.)