Drought and conflict: Chokepoints disrupting global trade

Andrea Zanon Confidente
3 min readApr 9, 2024
https://www.fxstreet.com/analysis/drought-and-conflict-chokepoints-disrupting-global-trade-202404091615

Global trade faces a double risk: drought in Panama and conflict near the Suez Canal are causing shipping delays, price hikes, and supply chain disruptions.

The Suez and Panama canals play a vital role in global trade, together responsible for approximately 20% of the world’s trade (15 and 6 percent respectively). Due to extended drought in Panama and conflict in…

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Andrea Zanon Confidente

Performance advisor with over 20 years experience across entrepreneurship, sustainability and partnership. Now focusing helping people investing in themselves