Chinese Economic Coercion
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In two recent third party submissions in the dispute between the EU and China related to Chinese restrictions on Lithuanian goods, the U.S. focused on the issue of whether there is evidence that a "measure" exists and the nature of that measure.
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis said in a recent interview that "most of the economic pressure measures [from Beijing] against Lithuania have been lifted." A deeper dive into its trade data with China indicates that while there has been a partial recovery from the trade disruptions of last year, trade
Yesterday, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on "U.S. Economic Security: Addressing Economic Coercion And Increasing Competitiveness," with issues related to China as a main focus.
Joint Declaration by U.S., Allies Targets China's "Trade-Related Economic Coercion and Non-Market Policies and Practices"
At a Ministerial meeting in Paris on June 8, the governments of Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States put forward a Joint Declaration Against Trade-Related Economic Coercion and Non-Market Policies and Practices.
As part of a summit that took place in Hiroshima over the past several days, the leaders of the G7 countries issued a communiqué that sets out their collective views on a number of issues connected to economic relations with China.
A WTO panel has been composed to hear the EU's complaint that various Chinese trade restrictions imposed on Lithuania are in violation of WTO rules.
At a Peterson Institute event today, Gabrielius Landsbergis, Lithuania's Minister of Foreign Affairs, explained the background and details of China's trade restrictions that were imposed after Lithuania allowed a Taiwanese economic office in Vilnius to be labelled with the word "Taiwan."