Executive Order


Biden sends warning to China on chips and rare earths

Biden sends warning to China on chips and rare earths

(ATF) President Biden sent an effective warning to China on Wednesday February 24 as he signed an executive order for a review of supply chains that will cover semiconductor chips and rare earths.Biden signed the executive order after a meeting with both Democratic and Republican politicians that he hailed as …

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Trump takes aim at Chinese drones ahead of departure

Trump takes aim at Chinese drones ahead of departure

(ATF) President Trump on Monday January 18 signed an executive order directing US agencies to prioritize removing Chinese-made drones from American government fleets and to assess any security risks.“I, Donald J Trump, President of the United States of America, find that additional actions are necessary to ensure the security of …

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Trump Chinese app ban complicates Biden's China policy

Trump Chinese app ban complicates Biden's China policy

(ATF) US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order which aims to ban transactions on eight Chinese software applications, including Ant Group’s Alipay, citing national security concerns.The move seeks to increase pressure on China before the Biden administration takes office, but it may hamper incoming President Joe Biden’s attempts …

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Trump order to ban Alipay is latest headache for Biden, China

Trump order to ban Alipay is latest headache for Biden, China

(ATF) US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order which aims to ban transactions on eight Chinese software applications, including Ant Group’s Alipay, citing national security concerns.The move seeks to increase pressure on China before the Biden administration takes office, but it may hamper incoming President Joe Biden’s attempts …

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NYSE drops plan to delist Chinese telcos

NYSE drops plan to delist Chinese telcos

(ATF) The New York Stock Exchange says it is no longer going ahead with the delisting action initiated against China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom (Hong Kong) – a move announced last week.“NYSE Regulation no longer intends to move forward with the delisting action in relation to the three …

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Second index provider to cut Chinese companies blacklisted by US

Second major index provider cuts China companies blacklisted by US

S&P Dow Jones Indices on Thursday became the second major index provider to remove some Chinese companies from its index products following a Trump administration executive order, in the latest market disruption from persistent Sino-US tensions.Outgoing US President Donald Trump's executive order, unveiled last month, is designed to deter US …

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Will big groups bidding for TikTok spell an end to Beijing’s control?

Will big groups bidding for TikTok spell an end to Beijing’s control?

(ATF) Despite the geopolitical tumult in this pandemic year, TikTok climbed a steep hill to be the sixth-most used app worldwide, giving it a worth of around $75 billion and making it one of the most valuable privately-owned companies.The app’s parent, ByteDance has signed many deals with music giants and …

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China Telecom among firms hit by latest Trump twist

China Telecom among firms hit by latest Trump twist

(ATF) The Trump administration on November 12 issued an executive order prohibiting US investments in Chinese firms that Washington says are owned or controlled by the Chinese military, ramping up pressure on Beijing after the US election.President Trump still refuses to concede to the election and retains the right to …

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