Biden signs order to strengthen US supply chains, address chips shortage

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 26 February 2021

United States President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Wednesday February 24 intended to secure his nation’s supply chains through a review of critical products, which will include computer chips and batteries.

By Cristina Belda

The order directs US federal departments and agencies to identify ways to secure supply chains against a range of risks and vulnerabilities, and ultimately to avoid shortages of critical products.

The order launches an immediate 100-day review by all federal agencies to address key products such as...

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