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After the Huawei and ZTE bans, what’s next for China trade policy

The administration, prompted by Congress, has banned sales of telecommunications gear from Chinese companies. Now the question is: Should anything come…

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Task force on supply chain will make recommendations for 2022 NDAA

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Deadline to cut federal ties with Chinese telecom companies fast approaching

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Ban on Chinese made telecom equipment starts soon

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In this Aug. 27, 2019, photo, an employee works on the production line of a smart electricity meter manufacturing plant in Nantong in eastern China's Jiangsu province. Two surveys of Chinese manufacturing show demand is weak amid a mounting tariff war with Washington over trade and technology. (Chinatopix via AP)

This federal rulemaking missed the mark

FAR Council took too long to get out new rules on acquisition of Chinese telecommunication products – one of the most critical rules in years.

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Second supply chain risk management rule drops putting agencies, vendors on notice

The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council will require all contracts released or awarded after Aug. 13 to include a clause prohibiting agencies to award…

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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, attendees walk past a display for 5G services from Chinese technology firm Huawei at the PT Expo in Beijing. Chinese tech giant Huawei says its 2019 sales rose 19.1% over a year earlier despite U.S. sanctions that hampered its smartphone and network equipment businesses. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

Time nears for federal contractors to dump Chinese companies

In today’s Federal Newscast, contractors need to meet a provision in the 2019 Defense authorization bill to not use equipment from Huawei and ZTE.

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