An Indian drug market that’s been the subject of FDA warnings since 2017 is the apparent source of tainted medication sold in the U.S. and Canada. This is another example as to why we need to reshore critical supply of essential medication. Where is Congress?
The Last Word | A Return to American Made By Greg Owens Steel is in short supply in the U.S. and prices are surging, which drives up costs and squeezes profits. U.S. steel prices are 68% higher than the global market price and almost double China’s. The price gap is so wide that even with…
Katherine Tai spoke to CSIS this week about China. Some takeaways were better than others.
The Mexican & Guatemalan governments are working against their own peoples’ interests. Rather than weakening our rules of origin, North American leaders should be united in recapturing market share lost to China.
A Deloitte survey of CFOs says that nearly half are facing serious supply chain disruptions. They all want to move away from a China-centric model. But will their new “supply chain resilience” push mean nothing for U.S. manufacturing, everything from Southeas Asia and Mexico?
Defense Authorization: House Armed Services Committee ‘Buy American’ Debate Shows Some Still Believe Americans Make Things
The recent and ongoing National Defense Authorization Act was an emotional debate over Buy America provisions. Where do our Congressional leaders come down on this issue? Do local manufacturers have any allies in Washington?
Thanks to currencies worth peanuts, and weak environmental rules, China has turned three SE Asian nations into their solar-making vassal states. The 20% tariff against them is not enough. Here’s what Washington needs to do if it wants a domestic solar industry.
School bus manufacturers are domestic. The Senate infrastructure bill gives them $5 billion to build non-diesel buses, but it falls far short of what the industry wanted in order to crank up the volume and reduce subsidy dependence.
Another positive in the Senate’s recently passed $550 billion infrastructure bill: finding, and producing, more of the minerals that will power a post-fossil fuel economy. If not done fast, the U.S. will be wholly dependent on foreign sources of energy materials.
Senate Infrastructure: The ‘Build America, Buy America Act’ Stresses “Commonsense” Preference for US Products, Companies and Workers
We looked closer at the new Senate infrastructure bill. Title IX Build America, Buy America would be a big win for President Biden. And, potentially, for U.S. manufacturing and reshoring.