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Commerce names China a ‘foreign adversary’ in final ICT supply chain rule

January 14, 2021 at 1:37 PM
The Commerce Department on Thursday named China and five other countries “foreign adversaries” in its much-anticipated interim final rule on securing the information and communications technology and services supply chain. The rule stems from a May 2019 executive order -- widely seen as largely aimed at China -- that instructed Commerce to issue regulations setting criteria for how to determine which countries and companies qualify as foreign adversaries. The order said Commerce would be able to ban the importation of...

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