From toilet paper to coffee, here are some of the products that could soon be in short supply because of the Suez Canal blockage…
The Suez Canal blockage is adding to a host of supply-chain issues.
The freighter, which is slightly larger than the Empire State Building, could take weeks to move.
The logjam could affect the availability of numerous imports, including toilet paper and coffee.
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The Suez Canal jam could cause shortages of toilet paper, coffee, furniture, and other imported goods.
Depending on how long it takes to move a hulking 224,000-ton freighter called the Ever Given – said to be bigger than the Empire State Building – that ran aground on Tuesday, shoppers could see a shortage of numerous items.
It will affect “basically anything you see in the stores,” Lars Jensen, an independent container-shipping expert based in Denmark, told NBC News.