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Our reliance on China has become more apparent than ever before. My thinking re: this is that food shocks were a big problem for quite a few areas in the US - the way this was prevented in most places was by means of having supply chain diversity which ultimately buffered many cities against food shocks. To buffer the US in such a way and ensure we don't end up like a food shocked city, we should try and diversify our international supply chains. The only question that remains is how feasible a move away from Chinese-based supply chain would be in the first place... Regardless, exceptional and thought-provoking article as always!

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Excellent! This is exactly the type of thinking we promote.

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Excellent article Gad! Do you anticipate in the medium-term there might also be over supply issues post-Covid?

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As a consumer I'm starting to really double down on "digital stuff" instead of physical, e.g. audio processing through software instead of equipment, etc. to avoid exposure to supply chain issues.

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