WH Fact Sheet: Securing America’s Critical Supply Chains https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/02/24/fact-sheet-securing-americas-critical-supply-chains/
Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/02/24/executive-order-on-americas-supply-chains/
Remarks by President Biden at Signing of an Executive Order on Supply Chains https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/speeches-remarks/2021/02/24/remarks-by-president-biden-at-signing-of-an-executive-order-on-supply-chains/
Excerpts: The order I’m about to sign does two things. First, it orders a 100-day review of four vital products: semiconductors — one; key minerals and materials, like rare earths, that are used to make everything from harder steel to airplanes; three, pharmaceuticals and their ingredients; four, advanced batteries, like the ones used in electric vehicles. . . .
Second, this order initiates a long-term review of the industry basis of six sectors of our overall economy over the next year. [The six sectors are 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.] These reviews will identify policy recommendations to fortify our supply chains, to — it should be to fortify our supply chains at every step, and critically, to start implementing those recommendations right away. We’re not going to wait for a review to be completed before we start closing the existing gaps.
And as we implement this work, my administration will draw on . . . labor and industry leaders, policy experts, scientists, farmers, engineers — to get their input.
Washington Post: Biden orders sweeping review of U.S. supply chain weak spots https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2021/02/24/biden-supply-chain/
Wall Street Journal: Biden Orders Broad Supply-Chain Review Amid Chip Shortages -- The president signed an executive order with the aim of eventually increasing domestic production of critical materials https://www.wsj.com/articles/biden-to-address-chip-shortages-supply-chain-problems-with-executive-action-11614160803?st=u76035qhb0ho13f&reflink=desktopwebshare_permalink