16 Apr 2020

China’s Export Restrictions Strand Medical Goods U.S. Needs to Fight Coronavirus, State Department Says

Export restrictions imposed by China have resulted in American companies’ face masks, test kits, and other medical equipment essential to fighting COVID-19 stranded in China. According to US diplomatic memos, the large quantities of protective gear and medical goods are sitting in Chinese warehouses, unable to receive the necessary clearances

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06 Apr 2020

Agencies Have Spent At Least $2.6B on COVID-19 Supplies and Services

According to data from the Federal Procurement Data System, the US government has spent more than $35.6 billion, 7.3% of which on COVID-19 supplies and services, in the past two months. Between February 1 and April 2, agencies reported nearly $2.6 billion in spending with the National Interest Action code

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