Shanghai: China passed laws restricting the export of controlled items, allowing the government to fight against countries that abuse export controls in a way that harms China’s interests, state media reported.
On Saturday, Xinhua News Agency did not reveal the target country, but last month the United States took various actions against China’s largest semiconductor manufacturer, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp, to curb exports and against Huawei Technologies Co and others. company.
China and the U.S. clashed over issues such as trade, human rights, technology, and the novel coronavirus first discovered in China.
The Xinhua news agency said that the new Chinese law passed on Saturday by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, China’s top legislative body, will take effect from December 1.
According to a statement on the website of the National People’s Congress, control items include military and nuclear products, as well as other goods, technologies, services and related data.
“The law was enacted for the purpose of protecting national security and interests,” he said.
In August, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce revised the list of technologies that are banned or restricted for export.