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U.S.-China Commission Examines Strengthening Export Control Regime

At hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission last week, a panel on "Measures to Limit the Flow of Key Technologies to China" discussed how export controls might more effectively advance U.S. national

China-Japan-South Korea Trilateral Meeting Focuses on Trade and Supply Chains

A trilateral meeting among Chinese Premier Li Qiang, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, and South

U.S.-China Commission Examines Coordination with Allies on China Trade

At a hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission last week,

Trade Experts Discuss New U.S. Tariffs on Chinese EVs

At a Washington International Trade Association event last week, a number of U.S. trade

CTM Weekly Newsletter

This past week, CTM covered the following issues. In China: * Three sanctions announcements * MOFCOM anti-dumping

MOFCOM Comments on Recent Sanctions, Anti-Dumping Investigation and Potential Auto Tariffs

At today's press conference, the spokesperson for China's Ministry of Commerce

U.S.-China Commission Panel Looks at PNTR, WTO Compliance

At a hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission today, a

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WTO & Trade Agreements

China-Japan-South Korea Trilateral Meeting Focuses on Trade and Supply Chains

A trilateral meeting among Chinese Premier Li Qiang, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, and South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol led to an agreement to elevate negotiations on a trilateral free

China-Serbia FTA To Take Effect in July

During Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to Serbia last week, the two governments announced that their bilateral trade agreement will enter into force on July 1, covering

China-Ecuador FTA Takes Effect

The China-Ecuador Free Trade Agreement (FTA) entered into force on May 1 after both sides finished their domestic legal procedures. The agreement would lower tariffs for Chinese steel and autos

WTO Committee on Market Access Meeting Discusses Export Controls, EV Tariffs

At the meeting of WTO's Committee on Market Access on October 16 and 17, 2023, for which the minutes of the meeting were recently circulated, WTO Members considered



Chinese Laws & Cases

China Sanctions U.S. Military Firms and Managers

On May 22, China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) announced that it would sanction twelve U.S. defense companies, including several units of General Dynamics and Lockheed Martin,

Beijing Sanctions Former Chairman of U.S. House China Committee

Yesterday, China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) sanctioned former Republican Congressman and former chairman of the Select Committee on the CCP Mike Gallagher for interfering in China'

MOFCOM Adds Three U.S. Defense Companies to Sanction List

On May 20, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) announced sanctions on three U.S. companies as it added them to the Unreliable Entity List.

New Chinese SPS Announcements for Food Imports in April 2024

In April, China's General Administration of Customs (GACC) made the following announcements, opening its market to seafood and fruit from some South American and other countries, and lifting

Foreign Laws & Cases

EU Court Advocate General Issues Opinion on Cross-Border Subsidies Case

In an opinion issued last week, Advocate General Tamara Ćapeta of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) concluded that the European Commission's treatment of cross-border

Members of Congress Propose Tariffs on Autos, Drones

Last week, a U.S. Senator called for additional tariffs on Chinese automobiles, and members of Congress introduced legislation that would impose tariffs on Chinese drones.

Hesai Files Lawsuit against Inclusion on Defense Department Blacklist

Hesai Technology, an electronics company headquartered in Shanghai, has filed a federal complaint against the U.S. Department of Defense in order to get itself taken off a blacklist of

U.S. Court Rejects Government Motion To Dismiss Solar Circumvention Case

In an opinion issued last Thursday, a U.S. Court of International Trade judge rejected the U.S. government's motion to dismiss a complaint brought by two U.

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