President Biden to order a review of pharmaceutical, mineral and semiconductor supply chains


2/24/2021, 8:01:24 PM

The U.S. increasingly relies on imports of the goods, a possible security and economic risk exposed when the coronavirus led to a medical equipment shortage. The United States has become increasingly reliant on imports of these goods — a potential national security and economic risk that the Biden administration hopes to address with the planned 100-day review and the possibility of increased domestic production, according to administration officials who insisted on anonymity to discuss the order. However, Biden will also look to work with international partners to ensure a stable and reliable supply chain.