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A break from trade uncertainty is a good time to futureproof your supply chain

February 18, 2020 Article 5 min read
Authors:
Lou Longo
The phase-one U.S.-China trade deal provides a valuable opportunity for businesses to assess global supply chains, operations, and customer relationships. Lou Longo suggests now’s a good time to prepare for future trade disruptions via Supply Chain Dive.
American flag flying outside of a tall building

U.S. businesses can finally welcome some good news on the trade front.

The new normal of trade disruption is here to stay, but phase one of the U.S.-China trade deal signed in January signals a ceasefire after nearly two years of mounting tariffs and tensions. And the signing of the revised NAFTA deal between the United States-Mexico-and-Canada Agreement (USMCA) eliminates a major source of uncertainty while creating some big supply chain opportunities and challenges.

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