U.S. tightens control on military-use items to China
The United States is tightening export controls on high-tech goods ranging from aircraft to space communication systems that could be used by China in its military modernization program, a U.S.
Commerce Department official said on Friday. The new regulation, which takes effect on Tuesday when it is published in the Federal Register, also creates a “trusted customer” program that will allow approved companies in China to import many high-tech goods with having to obtain an individual license, the Commerce official said, speaking with reporters on condition he not be identified. Full Story