The outbreak of coronavirus has led to closures of retail stores, restaurants, office buildings, hotels and other establishments. As these businesses resume operations, demand for sterilization and personal protective equipment is expected to increase.
Coronavirus Price Risk Profile - Construction & Real Estate Services
As the economy-at-large closed to limit the spread of COVID-19, construction and real estate activity was severely hindered despite being considered essential in some states. As the economy reopened and borrowing rates were held at low levels, several delayed or suspended projects resumed.
Coronavirus Price Risk Profile - Professional Services
The coronavirus outbreak has caused widespread office closures and severely disrupted business operations. Most governments have the resumption of in-office business operations as one of the last phases of their reopening plans, which have been disrupted due to the recent increase in cases throughout the country.
Coronavirus Price Risk Profile - Raw Materials
The coronavirus outbreak caused a marked drop in overall US productivity, with numerous businesses facing slowdowns or closing their doors. As overall economic activities resume according to county- and state-led plans, raw materials providers are seeing a return to growth in orders and sizable price increases as a result.
Coronavirus Price Risk Profile - Business Operations Service
The coronavirus outbreak has led to widespread closures of office buildings, schools, storefronts, amusement parks and other venues. As these venues reopen according to county- and state-led plans, requests for business operations services are soaring.
Coronavirus Risk Assessment - Auto & Auto Parts Manufacturers
The escalation of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak poses a high risk to the auto part and automotive sector. A high level of risk stems from the virus’ negative impact on the industries that make up the auto part and automotive sector.
Coronavirus Risk Assessment - Commodities, Chemicals & Raw Materials Manufacturers
Manufacturing output and profitability have been harmed due to raw material shortages. Due to China’s presence as a major supplier for raw materials, metals and most commodities, businesses are scrambling to effectively source manufacturing materials from new vendors outside of the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
Coronavirus Risk Assessment - Construction, Engineering & Real Estate
Fears of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak spreading are affecting the construction, engineering and real estate sectors. The construction industry in particular is bracing for sluggish short-term growth caused by supply chain disruptions.
Coronavirus Risk Assessment - Consumer Packaged Goods Manufacturers
Consumers rushing to retail stores to stock up on supplies may initially boost CPG sales. However, as affected countries limit or close their borders to import and export activity and consumers stay at home to avoid exposure, shortages for many products may occur.
Coronavirus Risk Assessment - Food & Beverage Manufacturers
Limited staff, Chinese import and export restrictions and administrative confusion are threatening many points along the food and beverage supply chain. Moreover, reduced patronage of restaurants and bars is negatively affecting downstream demand.
Coronavirus Risk Assessment - Finance, Insurance & Private Equity
The escalation of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak poses a high risk to the financial services sector. A high level of risk stems from the virus’ negative impact the industries that make up the financial services sector (i.e. Insurance, reinsurance, investment, investment banking, real estate and technology manufacturing industries).
Coronavirus Risk Assessment - Government and Not-for-Profit
Public areas and institutions intended to accommodate high volumes of people are among the most common places for diseases to be spread. In the wake of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, government and nonprofit organizations are adjusting their operations to help slow the spread of infection.
Coronavirus Risk Assessment - Healthcare Products
Healthcare products are distinct in the context of COVID-19 (coronavirus) because demand for certain goods, namely personal protective equipment (PPE), is rapidly rising while factory closures are limiting production. Manufacturers in active facilities are ramping up production to attempt to meet growing global demand, but downstream buyers are still dealing with shortages.
Coronavirus Risk Assessment - Healthcare Services
The spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) is likely to be especially prominent within general hospitals and in nursing care facilities, which will prompt healthcare service providers to take significant precautionary measures to prevent the transmission of the virus, interrupting operations. High supply chain risk due to shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) and pharmaceuticals, paired with heightened demand for healthcare services, will challenge market providers.
Coronavirus Risk Assessment - Information Technology
While the COVID-19 (coronavirus) has heavily threatened other industries, the information technology sector has been minimally impacted aside from potential supply chain shortages. However, we can expect that IT services will not face shortages or disruptions due to the coronavirus.