Factory closures in China due to the outbreak of coronavirus hit hard at Maersk Container Industry, MCI, whose only remaining factory is situated in Qingdao, China.
As a result, MCI produced 2,000 fewer containers in February and March during the factory closures, shows the company's 2019 annual report. The factory closures were imposed by China's central government in an attempt to limit contagion – the rest of the world later implemented similar measures.
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