President Joe Biden will sign an executive order on Monday aimed at promoting the “American Buy” agenda he campaigned for last year, which seeks to boost U.S. production through the federal procurement process.
The executive told reporters at a conference call Sunday that the executive order would strengthen the requirements for purchasing products and services from U.S. workers and merchants, cut some red tape and create responsibility for enforcing an order in the executive and budget office. .
The order also reaffirms Biden management’s support for Jones law, which restricts foreign shipping between U.S. ports to U.S.-made or reputed vessels.
During the campaign, Biden Proposed the US plan to buy At $ 400 billion, the government is demanding a four-year increase in purchases of products and services made in the United States. Former President Donald Trump made a similar move, but the Biden executive said the new initiative was a clear mandate “with a clear direction.”
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“We manufacture goods in the United States based on his view that the whole of the United States is important to our economic strategy,” the official said, adding that the order “is part of a broader effort to strengthen supply chains” and “modernize international trade” rules. “
Biden has already signed a number of administrative measures in the early days of his presidency, including measures to combat the Covit-19 epidemic, the reunification of the Paris climate deal and the lifting of Trump’s travel restrictions targeting some of the central countries.