China’s Covid Lockdowns Hit Supplies to Companies Like Apple and Tesla. Suppliers seeing production halted by pandemic curbs, adding more pressure on the global supply chain. Stringent government measures to contain Covid-19 outbreak, the worst in more than two years.

Manufacturers struggling to keep some of their China operations going. Stringent government measures to contain the country’s Covid-19 outbreak. Tens of millions of people, mostly in and around the industrial heartland of Shanghai. The curbs are keeping many workers at home, restricting output.

Tesla hasn't set a date for restarting production at its Shanghai factory. Volkswagen AG said two of its China factories, in Shanghai and the northeastern province of Jilin, remain closed through Friday. The electric-vehicle giant said it is implementing Covid-19 control requirements.

German conglomerate Thyssenkrupp AG previously said it hoped to restart production of auto components, including powertrains and batteries, at its Shanghai plant this week. Some Taiwanese electronic makers are shifting urgent orders out of China to other regions, or planning to ship half-made products from Taiwan to countries in Southeast Asia or North America.
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