Published: 19:13, June 5, 2020 | Updated: 01:08, June 6, 2023
China opposes US expansion of export control list

This undated photo shows the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) in Beijing, capital of China. (PHOTO PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY)

China firmly opposed the inclusion of 33 Chinese enterprises, universities, research institutions and individuals on the export control "entity list" by the US on the grounds of so-called "military involvement" and "human rights", the Ministry of Commerce said on Friday.

China urged the US to immediately stop these practices

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The United States has repeatedly used so-called national security as a reason, abused export control and other measures, and used national forces to strike foreign companies, causing serious damage to the international economic and trade order. Their move also posed a serious threat to the security of the global industrial supply chain. 

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China urged the US to immediately stop these practices, adding that it will take all necessary measures to resolutely safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese enterprises.