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U.S. Imposes Secondary Sanctions on More Chinese Firms
The U.S. government recently sanctioned more Chinese firms for their transactions with Iran and Russia. The Chinese government called the U.S. decisions "typical unilateral sanctions and 'long-arm jurisdiction'."
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
New U.S. Data Shows Over A Quarter of Detained Chinese Shipments Have Been Denied Entry under UFLPA
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released enforcement data for the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA), showing the number of detained shipments from China and the rest of the world. So far U.S. customs officials have detained a total of US$961 million worth of products from
U.S. Treasury Imposes New Sanctions on Chinese Firms over Iran Sales
Last week, the U.S. Department of Treasury penalized two dozen Chinese entities for engaging in transactions with Iranian firms that fall under existing sanctions. Some of these transactions were indirectly tied to Russian attacks in Ukraine, according to the U.S. government.
Dutch Plan Export Controls on Semiconductor Equipment on National Security Grounds; China Displeased
The Dutch government said that it will introduce export control measures on some semiconductor manufacturing equipment before the summer, in part to "ensure that we maintain our technological leadership" and "reduce our strategic dependence on China." In response, China's Foreign Ministry said that "[w]e disapprove of the Dutch side’
EU, Canada Join U.S. in Banning TikTok on Government Devices
Social media platform TikTok is facing major new regulatory hurdles this week, as the European Union, Canada and the United States announced bans of TikTok on official devices.
U.S. Commerce Department Adds Chinese Companies to Entity List after Balloon Saga
The U.S. government announced that it is sanctioning six companies for their involvement in China's spy balloon programs.