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ILO brief

COVID-19, vaccinations and consumer demand: How jobs are affected through global supply chains

COVID-19 led to a severe decline in global consumer demand that has only recovered partially in most countries so far. This brief assesses the number of jobs in global supply chains that are experiencing a negative impact due to the decline on consumer demand for manufacturing products worldwide.

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22 June 2021

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The brief also links current and projected vaccination progress in consumer markets for manufacturing goods to jobs related to their production, highlighting the importance of an equitable access to vaccines of all countries worldwide. Moving forward, support for enterprises and workers is required to undertake the transition to supply chains with higher crisis resilience and that are based on more sustainable consumption patterns.