Alex Sarria, member of the litigation practice of Miller & Chevalier, explains the content of a new rule by the U.S. government, further expanding its ban on the procurement of telecommunications equipment and services from Huawei and other Chinese technology companies.
As if damage to people and supply chains by the coronavirus pandemic and economic freefall weren’t bad enough, add to it the greater difficulty of monitoring human rights violations in distant farms and factories.
John Scannapieco, chair of the Global Business Team at the law firm of Baker Donelson, explains how the U.S.-China trade war, the coronavirus pandemic and global recession are causing companies to rethink the structure of their supply chains.
The U.S. and Europe’s ambition to boost production of rare raw materials used in electric vehicles and wind turbines and reduce dependence on China will face obstacles, including higher costs and environmental concerns.
What's the point at which manufacturers decide to shift production from China and return it to the U.S.? Gregory Burkart, managing director and leader of the Site Selection & Incentives Advisory Practice of financial consultancy Duff & Phelps, offers some insight into the calculation.