Biden’s first actions may help EU relations, onshore medical supplies

China 2728 Coronavirus 472 ESG 45 European Union 704 Health Care 291 Mexico 774 Trade Deals 935 U.S. 4848

President Biden’s first executive actions have been focused on the economy, equality, the environment and the pandemic with trade policy understandably taking a back seat. However, two actions may have an impact on supply chains. Rejoining the Paris Agreement on climate change may smooth relations with the EU and may lead to an adaptation of the USMCA trade deal. On medical supplies the President calls for coordinated “efforts to produce, supply, and distribute personal protective equipment, vaccines, tests, and other supplies for the Nation’s COVID-19 response, including through the use...

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