20 February, 2020
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Syllabus subtopic: Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, Mobilization of Resources, Growth, Development and Employment.
Prelims and Mains focus: on the move and its implications; on the force majeure clause
News: The government said supply chain disruptions caused by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in China would allow companies to invoke the force majeure clause
What is the force majeure clause?
The move is potential relief for companies facing difficulty in receiving shipments from China due to issues like the shutdown of operations there or a hold-up at the ports in India.
Sectors facing supply chain issues
Impact of supply chain disruption (CII analysis)
Source: Indian Express
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