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U.S. Senate Committee Holds Hearing on "Countering China"
At a hearing today on "Countering China: Advancing U.S. National Security, Economic Security, and Foreign Policy," the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs talked with several Biden administration officials about a wide range of issues, including the export licenses issued by the Commerce Department, Chinese
U.S. House Committee Examines Export Controls, Focusing on China
Recently, the Subcommittee on Oversight & Accountability of the House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on "U.S. Export Controls in an Era of Strategic Competition." The Subcommittee was examining the implementation and enforcement of U.S. export controls "as part of the Committee's 90 day review of the Department
U.S. Congressional Hearing Looks at Security, Competitiveness, and the Path Ahead for the U.S.-China Relationship
At a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing yesterday on the Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Request, which focused on "Investing in US Security, Competitiveness, and the Path Ahead for the U.S.-China Relationship," Senators discussed several China-related issues with key Biden administration cabinet officials.
Five Chinese Tech Firms Sanctioned for Human Rights Abuses
The U.S. Department of Commerce added five more Chinese tech companies to its Entity List on the basis of human rights violations. These companies are related to Hikvision, a Chinese maker of surveillance equipment. Hikvision claimed back in 2019 that it had low reliance on U.S. products for
28 Chinese Companies Added to Entity List
Last week, the U.S. government sanctioned more than two dozen Chinese firms, including one major supplier of servers used in data centers. The reasons for the sanctions, and the level of the export restrictions, varied by company.
New Data Released on Export Licenses Related to Chinese Companies
On Friday, new information from the U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) on the export licensing outcomes in early 2022 for sales to Chinese companies on the entity list was made public, and House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Michael McCaul continued his criticism of the BIS
U.S. Commerce, Justice, State Departments Penalize U.S. Company's Export Violations
A South Carolina company's transfer of technology and metal powder to related entities in China and Germany has led to over US$25 million in penalties being imposed by a number of U.S. government agencies.