Foreign Regulation

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U.S. Sanctions Training Programs for Chinese Military; China: "Stop Abusing Export Control Tools"

The U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security sanctioned 31 Chinese entities, as well as some entities in a number of third countries on the basis of their ties to the Chinese military, putting these companies under tighter export control rules.

Two Chinese Companies Added To UFLPA List

Last week, the Biden administration took new actions to keep forced labor practices out of the U.S. supply chain by adding additional Chinese companies to the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) Entity List.

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 "
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