The Jiangsu Yancheng explosion: Implications for industrial safety and chemical supply chains

A major plant explosion at Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical Company on March 21 has set off a wave of nationwide industrial safety inspection campaigns

More industrial zone shutdowns and plant closures in Jiangsu and other chemical-producing provinces are likely to occur over the coming weeks and months as government regulators place a greater emphasis on industrial safety and environmental compliance. The Jiangsu explosion could trigger a global supply shortage in the dye, pesticides, and textile industries and has already impacted prices of raw materials for chemical companies in China and worldwide.  This Resilience360 special report analyzes the consequences of the industrial explosion in Yancheng and how they may affect supply chains.