First the corona pandemic and then the Russian attack on Ukraine: The global logistics chains have been massively disrupted for a long time – and reveal a dark side of globalization.

The logistics experts at the consulting firm PwC see the first signs of a reversal in economic globalization after the Russian attack on Ukraine. As an indication, they consider that in the first half of 2022, Chinese logistics companies were only involved in 15 percent of all global takeovers and mergers. That is the lowest level in ten years. According to the PwC forecast, this trend could continue.