Weekend News Roundup February 10, 2024

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The global economy is a complex and constantly moving entity, which frequently causes companies to reevaluate their operations. Porsche was recently pushed up against that wall when the U.S. government determined that nearly all of its cars couldn’t be imported into the country, allegedly due to a single microchip manufactured in Belarus. If you didn’t know, Belarus is the subject of major sweeping State Department sanctions at the moment, due to the authoritarianism of the Lukashenka regime, and the country’s support of Russia’s war effort against Ukraine. Allegedly all Porsches, except Macan and 718 models, are held in port right now waiting for a replacement chip. – Bradley Brownell Read More