On February 20, 2024, Hoshine Silicon (Jia Xing) Industry Co., Ltd. (“Jiaxing Hoshine”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hoshine Silicon Industry Co., Ltd., filed a complaint at the United States Court of International Trade (USCIT) challenging the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) June 2021 decision to issue a withhold release order (WRO) against Hoshine

On December 29, 2023, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a Federal Register notice further extending certain China-related Section 301 product exclusions through May 31, 2024. This action extends 352 exclusions previously reinstated in December 2022 through September 30, 2023, and 77 COVID-related exclusions previously extended in May 2023 through September 30

On December 19, 2023, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a Final Rule adding 13 entities to its Unverified List (UVL). The UVL contains the names and addresses of foreign persons who are or have been parties to a transaction involving the export, reexport, or transfer (in-country) of items subject

Pursuant to a Federal Register Notice posted by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), effective December 11, 2023, three entities have been added to the UFLPA Entity List. These entities have been identified by DHS as entities working with the government of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region to recruit, transport, transfer, harbor or receive

On October 17, 2023, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a Final Rule adding two Chinese entities and their subsidiaries (a total of 13 entities) to the Entity List due to their involvement in the development of advanced computing chips and having been found to be engaged in activities contrary

On September 26, 2023, the Department of Homeland Security added three entities to the Uyghur Forced Labor Act (UFLPA) List as a result of each entity’s work with the government of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region to recruit, transport, transfer, harbor or receive forced labor or Uyghurs, Kazakhs, Kyrgyz, or members of other persecuted groups

On September 6, 2023, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a notice that it was extending certain China-related Section 301 product exclusions until December 31, 2023.  This action extends 352 exclusions previously reinstated in December 2022 through September 30, 2023, and 77 COVID-related exclusions previously extended in May 2023 through September 30

In a landmark ruling on August 16, 2023, the World Trade Organization (WTO) determined that the retaliatory tariffs imposed by China on U.S. imports in response to U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs were inconsistent with international trade rules. The decision marks a significant moment in the long-standing trade dispute between the two major economic powers.