Executive Order Issued on America’s Supply Chains

Posted by Kelsay Calvaruso on 2/25/21 5:00 PM

On February 24, 2021, U.S. President Joe Biden issued Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains. The Executive Order (EO) launches a comprehensive review of America’s supply chains to identify risks and vulnerabilities to “protect the United States from facing shortages of critical products.”

The EO includes a 100-day review to “identify near term steps…to address vulnerabilities in the supply chains” for key products including pharmaceuticals, minerals, semiconductors, and large capacity batteries.

A broader review will take place for one year and will focus on risks, vulnerabilities, and recommendations for six sectors:

  • “The defense industrial base;
  • The public health and biological preparedness industrial base;
  • The information and communications technology (ICT) industrial base;
  • The energy sector industrial base;
  • The transportation industrial base; and
  • Supply chains for agricultural commodities and food production.”

The Executive Order can be found here:


The White House’s fact sheet can be found here:


Topics: Supply Chain, Executive Order

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