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U.S. mineral supply chain security in the age of pandemics and trade wars

November 23, 2020

Modern technology makes use of numerous mineral commodities whose production is concentrated in a few countries. New research identifies the commodities whose supply disruption poses the greatest risk to the manufacturing sector. While the analysis is applied to the U.S. manufacturing sector, the principles are equally applicable to other economies heavily reliant on imported mineral materials.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2020
Title U.S. mineral supply chain security in the age of pandemics and trade wars
DOI 10.25250/thescbr.brk421
Authors Nedal Nassar, Steven M. Fortier
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title The Science Breaker
Series Number
Index ID 70216751
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization National Minerals Information Center