Leaders brace for supply-chain setbacks

Economic recovery is gathering steam, but supply-chain disruptions could stand in its way. While the COVID-19 pandemic remains the biggest threat to economic growth globally, 28 percent of executives in our latest McKinsey Global Survey cite supply-chain disruptions as a top risk, nearly edging out the most common threat to growth: weak customer demand.

Respondents cite supply-chain disruptions as a top risk to their companies’ growth and a more acute concern than before.

To read the survey, see “Economic conditions outlook, June 2021,” June 29, 2021.