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DR Congo and China Sign Deals in Investment and Digital
And they agreed to resolve issues through consultations.
U.S. Commerce Department Imposes Penalties Related to Hard Disk Sales to Huawei
Last month, the U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) imposed a record penalty on a company that sold hard disk drives to Huawei.
U.S. Senators Urge Action Against Chinese Cloud Service Providers
Last week, Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN) and eight other Republican Senators sent a letter urging several Biden administration officials "to impose sanctions and take other decisive actions against Huawei Cloud and other People’s Republic of China (PRC) cloud service providers that pose a threat to U.S. national security
Measures and Trade Concerns Related to China Discussed at November 2022 TBT Committee Meeting
At the meeting of the WTO's Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade on November 16-18, 2022, a number of WTO Members raised "specific trade concerns" (STCs) about particular Chinese measures, and China voiced its concerns with measures of other Members.
Law Review Article Considers Huawei ISDS Complaint against Sweden
A new law review article discusses the Huawei investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) challenge to the Swedish government's decision to ban its products from the 5G network on the basis of national security concerns. The author concludes that "it is likely that the arbitral tribunal will substantially defer to Sweden’s
Germany Moving Towards Chinese 5G Restrictions
Last week, after years of debate and discussion, Germany began taking steps towards excluding some Chinese products from its telecoms networks, although the process of removing existing products could be challenging.
Biden Administration Further Cracks Down On Huawei Ahead of Blinken Visit
Multiple media sources have reported that the Biden Administration has stopped issuing licenses for all exports of U.S. products to China's tech giant Huawei, extending an existing ban on sales to Huawei. This will be another blow to Huawei's business, and could further increase the tension in the already