(Jan 30): The economic impact of the Wuhan virus is catastrophic. Irrespective of a speedy resolution and development of an effective vaccine, the long-term impacts of the extraordinary quarantine measures will be felt for months to come. The most obvious impact is on Chinese domestic businesses. The next most obvious impact is on Chinese international businesses. The third impact is on the Chinese demand for global goods and this will impact on logistics, supply chains and production.

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