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Japan Crisis Threatens U.S., Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain

The devastating earthquake, tsunami, and threat of a nuclear meltdown have resulted in a massive loss of life and shaken Japan's economy and the many manufacturing sectors it supports. From the automotives to electronics the world's third-largest economy produces, companies are preparing to adapt production and supply chains in response to the events.

Below is a selection of insightful articles on the effects of these disasters on global manufacturing and business. Stay tuned to for continuing coverage on the global economic effects of Japan's crisis. Disaster in Japan Batters Suppliers
PCWorld: Quake May Affect Tech Industry for Six Months, Says Analyst
USA TODAY: Devastation in Japan is likely to affect economies worldwide Prolonged Japan Crisis May Hit India Auto Firms
Times of India: Supply crunch to hit durables cos Crisis Adds New Risk to Global Recovery
Logistics Manager: Manufacturers count the cost of supply chain disruption
China Daily: Electronics market faces shortages Nissan Faces Setback in U.S. Market
Businessweek: Japan Stock Turmoil Adds Economic Pain Amid Reactor Fires

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