Chinese Government Press Conferences
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During a press conference last week, China's Ministry of Commerce spokesperson He Yadong offered comments on the upcoming China-EU High-Level Economic and Trade Dialogue, China's outbound investment, trade disputes with Australia, and the implementation of export controls on gallium and germanium.
China's central government recently announced new measures to attract foreign investment. These measures cover policies related to market access, national treatment, data flows, and fiscal and tax support.
Chinese officials pushed back against the new U.S. Executive Order that would curb certain outbound investment in China, calling it "blatant economic coercion and tech bullying" and vowing to take countermeasures.
China's planning agency, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), along with several other agencies, has published 28 measures to bolster the private economy. This is part of the central government's effort to send a signal to boost market confidence.
China's commerce officials revealed more data on China's trade and investment over the first half of 2023 at a recent press conference.
During U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen's visit to China last week, Chinese officials reiterated concerns about "U.S. economic sanctions and suppression," and asked the U.S. to take actions in response.
"[E]very sentence in [the Joint Declaration] reads like a description of the US itself."