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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Foreign Relations of the United Stares 1969-1976 Volume XIX, Part 2: Japan, 1969-1972

Categories: China,Foreign Affairs,History,Japan

https://static.history.state.gov/frus/frus1969-76v19p2/pdf/frus1969-76v19p2.pdf

Focuses on efforts of the Nixon Administration to improve relations with Japan while also seeking to expand contact with China and to realign the international economic system.  From the State Department

 

Artificial Intelligence and National Security

Categories: China,Defense/Military,Govt Finance,Russia,Science/Technology

https://www.everycrsreport.com/reports/R45178.html

Reviews the international competition for advantage in the realm of artificial intelligence as applied to military matters and the related issues that Congress must decide.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by EveryCRSReport.com

 

Macroeconomic and Foreign Exchange Policies of Major Trading Partners of the United States

Categories: Business/Economics,China,Foreign Trade/Investment,Germany,Govt Finance,India,Japan,Korea,Switzerland

https://home.treasury.gov/sites/default/files/2018-04/2018-04-13-Spring-2018-FX-Report-FINAL.pdf

Latest semi-annual report to Congress, which adds India to the monitoring list of major trading partners due to their currency policies.  Blames the growing U.S. trade deficit on lower domestic demand growth in the trading partners’ countries, trade and investment barriers, and undervalued currencies in some countries.  From the Office of International Affairs of the Department of the Treasury

 

China’s Retaliatory Tariffs on Selected U.S. Agricultural Products

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,China,Foreign Trade/Investment

https://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/IN10880.pdf

Discusses the impact of potential Chinese tariffs on 93 categories of U.S. agricultural products valued at about $2 billion.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Notice of Determination and Request for Public Comment … China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property and Innovation

Categories: Business/Economics,China,Copyright/Patents,Foreign Trade/Investment,Headlines

https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/files/Press/Releases/301FRN.pdf

Explains rationale for proposing tariffs on Chinese goods and lists at the eight digit harmonized code level the items targeted.  From the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

 

Findings of the Investigation into China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation Under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

Categories: China,Foreign Trade/Investment,Laws/Regulations,Treaties

https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/Section%20301%20FINAL.PDF

Reports on the results of a U.S. investigation into China’s intellectual property and technology transfer actions with regard to U.S. exports. From the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

 

2018 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers

Categories: China,Foreign Trade/Investment,Statistics

https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/files/Press/Reports/2018%20National%20Trade%20Estimate%20Report.pdf

Latest annual report documenting foreign trade and investment barriers facing American exports.  Once again one of the major complaints deals with China and the alleged forced transfer of technology to gain access to Chinese markets.  From the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

 

The CAESAR, POLO, and ESAU Papers

Categories: China,Communism,History,Russia,Spying/Intelligence

https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/collection/caesar-polo-and-esau-papers

A series of declassified documents relating to analyses of Chinese and Soviet internal politics and relations from the 1950s through the mid-1970s.  From the Central Intelligence Agency

 

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