President Joe Biden signed an executive order for a broad review of US supply chains with the aim of reducing reliance on foreign products. Photo: Xinhua
President Joe Biden signed an executive order for a broad review of US supply chains with the aim of reducing reliance on foreign products. Photo: Xinhua

Biden push to reduce US dependence on foreign suppliers in key sectors ‘faces many hurdles’

  • US President Joe Biden has ordered a review of American supply chains for critical products including semiconductors, with China clearly a target
  • Observers say relocating production will be difficult, and warn the move could have an impact on Chinese high-end electronics in the near term

President Joe Biden signed an executive order for a broad review of US supply chains with the aim of reducing reliance on foreign products. Photo: Xinhua
President Joe Biden signed an executive order for a broad review of US supply chains with the aim of reducing reliance on foreign products. Photo: Xinhua
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