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.
|Title||U.S. mineral supply chain security in the age of pandemics and trade wars|
|Authors||Nedal Nassar, Steven M. Fortier|
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Series Title||The Science Breaker|
|Record Source||USGS Publications Warehouse|
|USGS Organization||National Minerals Information Center|