Ana Swanson

reporter covering trade and international economics for the New York Times

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The Russia-Ukraine conflict is expected to further disrupt the global supply chain, as Russia is a major producer of special minerals and materials for car parts, and Ukraine is a big…

Wheat, car parts, cosmetics: Expect higher prices due to Ukraine conflict

The Russia-Ukraine conflict is expected to further disrupt the global supply chain, as Russia is a major producer of special minerals and materials for car parts, and Ukraine is a big…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Biden announced today that the Port of Los Angeles is going to operate around-the-clock to try to ease some of the supply chain issues.

Biden wants Port of LA to work 24/7 to relieve supply chain congestion, as holidays approach

President Biden announced today that the Port of Los Angeles is going to operate around-the-clock to try to ease some of the supply chain issues.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump doubled down on his threats to close the US-Mexico border on Tuesday, no matter the impact on the economy. Mexico is a huge trading partner with the U.S.

The possible economic effects of closing the US-Mexico border

President Trump doubled down on his threats to close the US-Mexico border on Tuesday, no matter the impact on the economy. Mexico is a huge trading partner with the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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