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Toilet paper and global supply chains

Graham Watson

10th June 2020

Markets in action - this FT clip looks at the global shortages of toilet paper and the impact of increased demand for toilet paper during the coronavirus pandemic.

Apparently, working from home is likely to increase toilet paper consumption by 40% per person on average, and hence this has put pressure on global supply chains. Let's face it, no-one wants to get caught short.

Toilet paper and global supply chains

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to Tutor2U, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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