BREAKDOWN: Supply Chain Says No Christmas Presents or Trees This Year

Plus a look at how natural gas shortages could wreak havoc with the global economy. 

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On this edition of “The Breakdown Weekly Recap,” NLW looks at supply chain disruptions, including:

  • Natural gas shortages across Europe and the U.K. that could impact electricity prices and even the global food supply
  • Numerous dislocations that are increasing the price of Christmas trees and reducing the availability of presents 
  • Shipping port issues outside of Los Angeles 


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