Overview

Agility Emerging Markets
Logistics Index 2021

Beyond COVID-19: Is a Global Recovery at Hand?

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The Covid-19 pandemic has brought logistics challenges

A global recession and COVID-19 have disrupted the supply chain and forced logistics professionals to adapt to new realities.

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say the global economy won’t recover until at least 2022

Top Ten Emerging Markets in 2021

Amid an economic downturn and uncertainty caused by the pandemic, these nations rank highest in the 2021 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index.

1

China

6

Saudi Arabia

2

India

7

Mexico

3

Indonesia

8

Vietnam

4

UAE

9

Qatar

5

Malaysia

10

Turkey

Top Domestic Logistics Market

1. China

2. India

3. Indonesia

Top International Logistics Opportunities

1. China

2. India

3. Mexico

Best Business Fundamentals

1. UAE

2. Malaysia

3. Saudi Arabia

Is COVID-19 changing the way businesses operate?

A solid majority of professionals say the pandemic is forcing them to rethink how logistics should be conducted

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resulted in permanent changes to they businesses globally or regionally

About

0 %
too soon to tell

Only

0 %

business will operate as usual.

The Gulf offers the best, most stable business climates in the world of emerging markets.

In best business fundamentals:

1

UAE

3

Saudi Arabia

4

Qatar

7

Bahrain

8

Oman

11

Kuwait

Agility Emerging Markets Index 2021 Highlights

Nearby Jordan is No. 10. Malaysia (2), Chile (5), China (6) and Morocco (9) are the other top performance.

If Businesses Move Operations from China​

A trade conflict between the US and China, along with the pandemic, are factors in professionals’ minds

Only

0 %

of companies relocating production from China would consider reshoring to their home countries. Where they are most likely to go:

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Vietnam
0 %

India

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Indonesia
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Thailand & Malaysia

EMERGING MARKETS INDEX

New Release

More than half of global logistics executives say there won’t be a global recovery until at least 2022. This is one of many new findings in a survey of 1,206 professionals in the 2021 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, an annual snapshot of industry sentiment and a ranking of the world’s 50 leading emerging markets by size, business conditions, infrastructure and transport connections.