The US is on alert for supply chain disruptions caused by Omicron in China: Biden officials

21/1/2022 2:48:00 AM

The US is on alert for supply chain disruptions caused by Omicron in China: Biden officials

in which it has locked down entire cities to stop outbreaks. The country reported 66 cases from local transmission on Wednesday (Jan 19), down from 163 on Jan 16, the most in one day during the Omicron surge.China's US embassy, asked to comment on the American initiative, cited remarks by President Xi Jinping earlier this month urging steps"to facilitate cross-border trade, keep industrial and supply chains secure and smooth, and promote steady and solid progress in global economic recovery".

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