US President Joe Biden signs an executive order regarding American manufacturing on January 25, 2021. Photo: Getty Images/TNS
US President Joe Biden signs an executive order regarding American manufacturing on January 25, 2021. Photo: Getty Images/TNS

Hurdles in supply chain remain as US raises its ‘Buy American’ threshold for government purchases

  • Manufactured products bought by the federal government must have a certain percentage of domestically sourced components, which can be a challenge to ensure
  • ‘It can be very difficult to know where all the components for a particular part might have originated or passed through as they move through the supply chain’

US President Joe Biden signs an executive order regarding American manufacturing on January 25, 2021. Photo: Getty Images/TNS
US President Joe Biden signs an executive order regarding American manufacturing on January 25, 2021. Photo: Getty Images/TNS
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