China on Tuesday reported activity data for August that beat expectations, helping to cement the narrative that the world’s second largest economy has moved beyond
“Administration officials have talked about inserting the federal government deep into the private sector”…
“Facts on the ground”.
“If the US further blocks key technology supply to Huawei, China will activate the ‘unreliable entity list.”
This plan could still be dusted off.
The move “would be poorly received by US allies and US companies”.
“A malign, concerted effort”.
“So we’re giving them a little more time to wean themselves off”.
Another effort to calm markets, it would appear.
“If we don’t that’s fine, if we do that’s fine”.
Another mini-escalation, perhaps.
“Contractors have said they are confused”.
So, how serious is the administration about “national security”, really?
“We’ll see what happens”.