US Companies Face Compliance Dilemma as China Publishes Unreliable Entity List Rules

Sep 23, 2020
| By Vincent Chow
With a new Chinese blacklist on one side and tightening U.S. export controls on the other, U.S. companies in China are between a rock and a hard place

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China will restrict the investment and trade privileges of foreign companies placed on its so-called Unreliable Entity List, a blacklist of foreign companies or individuals that China says threaten its national security. The long-awaited regulations come during a period of intensifying U.S.-China tensions over various hot-button issues such as TikTok and Hong Kong.

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