Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and its rapid global spread, the assembly of electronic products will not be connected due to the city blockade, resulting in chaos and link problems in the industrial supply chain. As a result, the global auto parts, semiconductor, and electronics industries are exposed to highly uncertain risks. To this end, the global supply chain is an issue that everyone re-examines.
The global population is rapidly seeing an irreversible trend to longer lifespans, and this trend will inevitably lead to an increase in chronically ill patients. To meet the needs of an aging society, the pursuit of better medical services and quality medical products has become a common global issue.
The France sports climate is booming. More than 58% of residents of the Greater Paris area exercise at least once a week for at least 30 minutes each time. Among them, indoor sports such as yoga or Pilates accounted for 13%, the largest proportion, followed by walking 12%, jogging 8%, swimming, cycling, muscle training, and other sports activities. Paris has ample public space where people can exercise without spending money, but there are also various specialized paid fitness centers in the city.
The COVID-19 epidemic has changed the exercise habits of Canadians, driving the upsurge of home fitness and outdoor sports. Business opportunities for home fitness equipment and outdoor sports products have emerged, including for home fitness equipment, bicycles, golf, camping, skiing products, and other hot products. Online sales growth has been amazing. The sports climate in Canada is prosperous, chain fitness channels are expanding rapidly, various sports equipment and supplies are in great demand, and the products are more diversified.
In 2019, the overall North American sports market revenue was approximately US$73 billion, making it one of the largest sports markets in the world. It is expected to grow to US$83.1 billion by 2023. The sports market is growing rapidly, but over the past few decades, it has become a mature industry.
The top five sports most loved by Australians include walking, gymnasium (containing aerobic dance), jogging and running, swimming and diving, and cycling. All have changed as a result of the pandemic.
Affected by the COVID-19 epidemic, the total sales of the sports goods market from February to June 2020 was 837.8 billion won, a 40% decrease compared to the same period in 2019, and the number of private sports industry companies also decreased by 28.6%, 2020. South Korea’s overall sports market was a year of decline.
Since 2019, Japan has hosted international sports events such as the World Rugby Games and the Tokyo Olympics, which indirectly sparked an upsurge in sports and fitness for all age groups. According to a survey report on the Japanese sports market, the size of the sports market in 2019 was ¥2250.4 billion.
China's sports market continues to grow. The total market size in 2019 reached RMB 2.95 trillion, and had an annual growth rate of 10.9%. Among them, the sports service market reached 1,493-billion-yuan, accounting for 50.6%, and the sports goods market reached 1,361.4-billion-yuan, accounting for 46.2%. The China sports market will continue to expand at an accelerated pace in the next few years. By 2025, the scale of China's sports market will exceed 5 trillion yuan, and through 5G, Internet of Things, big data, and artificial intelligence technologies, boring exercises will be transformed into leisure activities.
Artificial intelligence, 5G, and the Internet of Everything are changing our medical behavior. Under the catalysis of COVID-19, telehealth is accelerating its maturity. The so-called telehealth is not only remote video visits but also includes remote medical technology such as telehealth monitoring.
The United States, the European Union, and China are the world’s three largest economies, which together are estimated to account for 60.92% of the global economy in 2021.
The market has gradually shifted to a zero-touch economy, unmanned production, and unlimited applications in response to the challenges of the times and the epidemic.
It is predicted that in 2021, the four major industries of Taiwan's metal electrical and mechanical industries, information electronics, chemical industry, and people's livelihood industry will all grow positively.
The trade war and the epidemic have impacted the global economy. No country can stay aside. As the world's top three exporters of machine tools, Japan is also facing the dilemma of a simultaneous decline in export and domestic demand! Although the orders from China in June ended Japan’s 27 consecutive months of negative growth over the same period, the machine tool industry’s demand for face-to-face with customers and delivery of machine installations has stagnated because the restrictions on movement have not been lifted, and the original production plan in the case of delay or contraction, all localities remain cautious about investment. Facing the impact of the epidemic, Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry have also offered relief measures for manufacturers, including rent, working capital, preferential loans, and trade insurance, to avoid large-scale corporate failures in the country, and encourage Japanese companies to increase capital investment. Maintain the momentum of economic growth.
As most of the world still struggles with the coronavirus pandemic, China is showing once again that a fast economic rebound is possible when the virus is brought firmly under control.
According to the International Economic Forecasting Agency, the global economic growth of this year (2020) is almost the same as the growth rate of 2019. However, the impact of the covid-19 may affect the economy of various countries in the short term and even impact the industrial supply chain. The current situation of the international economy and explain the possible influence factors of the recent development of the North American market, including the US-Canada-Mexico Agreement, the US-Japan Agreement, the US-China trade war, etc., and then the development of the supply chain changes explore the outlook for the North American market.
The global market for Packaging Machinery is projected to reach US$51.5 billion by 2025, driven by the economic value generated by packaging for industrial and consumer goods; and the growing interests in robotic packaging automation against a backdrop of growing competition in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry and the ensuing pressure to accelerate time-to-market.
Japan is the third country in the world to establish a machine tool industry and realize industrialization after the United States and Germany.
Although the recent impact of the COVID-19 (New Coronary Pneumonia) epidemic caused a short-term loss in the aviation industry, for the overall aviation market, the demand is still constant.
The global economy at the beginning of 2020 was affected by the epidemic, and the global economy showed a downturn, which caused global concern.