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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.
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'."
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
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
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 "