Health of Chinese healthcare supplies called into question — Panjiva


Health of Chinese healthcare supplies called into question

China 2205 Health Care 145 U.S. 3973

Concerns have been raised by President Trump’s chief trade advisor, Peter Navarro, regarding the reliability of Chinese healthcare product supplies to the U.S. in light of the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus. China only supplied 1.2% of America’s $132.2 billion of pharmaceuticals and healthcare imports in 2019. Growth in those shipments of 2.1% year over year lagged the 10.9% expansion in total imports. Specific products are more exposed – for example China represented almost all U.S. laparotomy sponge imports and 43.1% of heparin. Options for action against Chinese healthcare suppliers i...

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