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Inside U.S. Trade - 03/20/2020

China calls Navarro’s latest buy America pitch ‘the wrong medicine’

March 18, 2020 at 12:47 PM
White House trade adviser Peter Navarro’s push to “reshore” the pharmaceutical and medical supplies supply chain is unrealistic and ultimately will cause more harm than good to Americans, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said on Tuesday. Navarro has been touting his work on a proposed “buy American” executive order that he says would reduce U.S. dependency on foreign medical supplies and pharmaceuticals. “The essence of the order -- which we hope to get to the finish line by the end...

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