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09/22/2020

Jacob Parker, senior vice president at the US-China Business Council, a group representing more than 200 American companies, said a Chinese blacklist “will exacerbate the damage being done to American companies doing business with China.”

09/22/2020

“The unreliable entity list regulations leave a fair amount of discretion to be applied broadly. We hope significant restraint is exercised in utilization of the list,” the US-China Business Council said in a statement. “Companies increasingly feel squeezed between the US and Chinese governments, where complying with the rules of one government may cause them to run afoul of rules of the other government.”

09/21/2020

“US competitor platforms are not allowed in China, so it’s basically the only game in town,” said Doug Barry, spokesman for the US-China Business Council. But Barry said that the order is aimed only at WeChat activities here; US companies can keep WeChat in their Chinese operations.

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