The headline says it all — so many producers and suppliers are at the whim of Mother Nature when it comes to running their business. 2011 was certainly no exception:
The horrendous tsunami ruined many lives and livelihoods, and gave the world a nuclear scare. Japan’s auto and tech industries are still getting back on track…
Floods down under are always a danger to the coal and iron ore export markets.
The most recent disaster rippled through the electronics industry, among others.