Why the U.S. Is Fertile Ground for Supply Chains

Setting aside NAFTA reform, a border adjustment tax and U.S.-China trade war as potential disruptors, "conditions especially favor the United States to remain a key hub in the global supply chain and to expand its competitive leadership in the future," says the Smith School's Sandor Boyson He sized up the U.S. supply chain base for a recent Washington, D.C., gathering of industry leaders hosted by SelectUSA, a program housed in the International Trade Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce. "The U.S. increasingly attracts substantial supply chain investments," he says. It's a trend that's driven by demand from reshoring U.S. companies and from companies in emerging markets. And it's growing. Read more...

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