China In Focus Full Broadcast (Aug. 22)

Tiffany Meier
By Tiffany Meier
August 22, 2023China in Focus

A $1.5 million fine was dumped on a U.S. firm by Beijing, marking China’s latest clampdown on Western businesses.

Washington removed 27 Chinese companies from its export blacklist, as the U.S. commerce secretary prepares to visit China next week.

In a new move to beef up defense against China’s nuclear missile threat, the United States and Japan hammered out the details for a major deal coming next year.

Expected to become the biggest IPO of the year, a British tech firm reveals a revenue drop. Will slumped smartphone demand and a chunk of profit from China hit the company ahead of its public debut?

Topics in this episode:

  1. China Fines U.A. Due-Diligence Firm Mintz $1.5 Million
  2. U.S. Removes 27 Chinese Companies from Entity List
  3. U.S., Japan Finalize Deal to Develop Missile Able to Intercept Hypersonic Weapons Mid-Flight
  4. Tech Firm Sees 1% Revenue Drop Ahead of Record IPO
  5. German Minister Reacts to China’s Rising Threat
  6. Chinese Leader Disappeared Before Scheduled Speech
  7. BRICS: What Is It, Who Wants In, and Why?
  8. ‘Arms Race’: Australia Buys U.S. Missiles Worth $1.1 Billion
  9. Gorrie on China’s $1.5 Million Fine on Mintz Group
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