Comprehensive semiconductor supply chain review planned by US government

Following nearly six months of profound availability constraints, the US government is about to assess semiconductor, battery, and rare earth metal supply chains for inefficiencies and national security concerns.

Credit: The White HouseCredit: The White House

The assessment will analyze the “resiliency and capacity of the American manufacturing supply chains and defense industrial base” to support areas like national security and emergency preparedness, according to a draft executive order seen by CNBC. The review will be carried out by Biden’s economic and national security teams.

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