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Transport Intelligence’s Thomas Cullen looks at the disruption to the supply chain in China caused by the recent truck driver dispute at the port of Ningbo, and a second potential problem that has emerged relating to Chinese authorities pressing for mandatory state involvement in automotive component manufacturing companies. Mr Cullen suggests in this thought-provoking piece that the implications of the complex trucker strike and examples of interference by the state in business that despite China rising to be the world’s second-biggest economy on the back of its export-led revolution the attitudes of the authorities “has not changed much” and that the logistics economy “should not be seen as an open market”.

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