25 min

China's New Export Control Law and Redefining National Security - Nathan Bush, DLA Piper China Law Podcast

    • Business

Export controls have been one of the main policy tools wielded by the Trump administration in its trade and technology war against China. Now, China has made its first major move in response, with a new law specifically focused on export controls. Nate Bush discusses the scope of items the new law covers, the ways in which it departs from the export control regimes of other countries, the implications for companies from third countries amid worsening US-China relations, and more.

Nate Bush is partner at DLA Piper in Singapore where he heads the firm’s Asia investigations as well as antitrust and competition practices.

The China Law Podcast is a weekly podcast exploring China’s business and financial sectors from a legal perspective hosted by Vincent Chow. Get in touch at vchow@alm.com with any feedback and ideas for future episodes.

Episode outline


01:11 Risk of retroactive enforcement according to the law
06:17 Decentralized administration of the law
09:09 Scope of items subject to export controls
11:31 China as an ascendant technology power
15:00 Interplay with Unreliable Entity List provisions
19:33 Threat of reliation against foreign export controls

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Export controls have been one of the main policy tools wielded by the Trump administration in its trade and technology war against China. Now, China has made its first major move in response, with a new law specifically focused on export controls. Nate Bush discusses the scope of items the new law covers, the ways in which it departs from the export control regimes of other countries, the implications for companies from third countries amid worsening US-China relations, and more.

Nate Bush is partner at DLA Piper in Singapore where he heads the firm’s Asia investigations as well as antitrust and competition practices.

The China Law Podcast is a weekly podcast exploring China’s business and financial sectors from a legal perspective hosted by Vincent Chow. Get in touch at vchow@alm.com with any feedback and ideas for future episodes.

Episode outline


01:11 Risk of retroactive enforcement according to the law
06:17 Decentralized administration of the law
09:09 Scope of items subject to export controls
11:31 China as an ascendant technology power
15:00 Interplay with Unreliable Entity List provisions
19:33 Threat of reliation against foreign export controls

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Ministry of Commerce and Ministry of Science and Technology, Catalogue of Technologies the Export of Which Is Prohibited or Restricted

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