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Commerce adds 32 Chinese companies, one agency to its Entity List

May 22, 2020 at 5:52 PM
The Commerce Department on Friday added 32 Chinese companies and one Chinese agency to its Entity List, citing connections to weapons of mass destruction, military activities or human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in the Xinjiang region. According to Commerce, 24 of the companies -- based in China, Hong Kong and the Cayman Islands -- represent “a significant risk of supporting procurement of items for military end-use in China.” “The new additions to the Entity List demonstrate our commitment to...

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