A Senate Commerce hearing on supply chain resilience praises the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, but forgets that there is a trade provision in that act that actually does harm to any plans to diversify supply out of China.
The Biden administration is stepping up the pressure on China for its human rights violations against the Uyghurs in Xinjiang. U.S. companies in Hong Kong on notice now, too.
Elizabeth Warren, others, say American multinationals too cushy with China. And it’s come at the detriment to American manufacturing labor.
Financial backers of China companies involved in unreasonable surveillance, and Uyghur genocide, put on notice in State Department’s newest Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory.
From the environment to labor, the International Trade Commission looks at a compendium of academic literature over a roughly 18-year period to gauge whether agreements like NAFTA and KORUS were good deals. And for whom.
Jake Sullivan was right. More restrictions against Chinese companies were coming. On July 9, Gina Raimondo’s Commerce Department barred American businesses from working with 22 Chinese tech and military-connected firms. Next up: banning Wall Street from investing in these companies in China.
Dozens of trade organizations like the American Petroleum Institute and the California Retail Association want the House of Representatives to follow the Senate and weaken China tariffs.
The Federal Trade Commission said on July 1 that was now going to fine foreign companies that list on Amazon, elsewhere, as domestic manufactured products.
Chinese dissident Cai Xia, now at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, says the U.S. engagement policy on China fed the dragon. The CCP owes a lot of its might to U.S. multinationals, Washington and — increasingly — Wall Street.
Despite a decline in imports from China, the U.S. trade deficit in May is up again thanks in large part to commodities imports like oil and Canadian timber. At this pace, a $1 trillion goods deficit is guaranteed for 2021.