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Another Limited Reprieve for Huawei

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The Bureau of Industry and Security has extended the temporary general license authorizing certain transactions with Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. and numerous of its affiliates. That’s the good news, such as it is. The bad news is that 46 more Huawei affiliates were added to the Entity List, on top … Read More...

Section 301 Tariff Mayhem Goes into Overdrive

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It seems that every time you turn around, there’s something new in the trade war with China. Last Friday afternoon’s announcement tops them all. So much for a quiet weekend. Round 4 Tariff Established Last week began with the long-awaited notice that an additional 10 percent import tariff will be … Read More...

Technology Controls and the Trade War with China

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Although the spiral of tariff increases keeps grabbing the headlines, there’s another trade war battlefront that may have greater long-term effect. To put it simply, the Trump Administration hopes to use expanded export controls to stymie China’s development of advanced technologies. Whether this … Read More...

What’s New with the Same Old Same Old

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While the Trump administration’s latest trade restrictions may get the most attention, there also have been developments in some of the older ones as well. Here’s a summary. No More GSP for Turkey and India  We knew these moments were coming, and now here they are. India’s loss of “beneficiary … Read More...

Which Way for Huawei?

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It’s not surprising that Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies is back in the headlines. Most export control proceedings take place outside the spotlight, perhaps getting a brief mention at most on the business page. The new restrictions on Huawei differ because they have … Read More...

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