New Congress Impact on PRC China Relations and the Security Industry

By Conor Healy, Published Jan 13, 2023, 09:43am EST (Info+)

American legislators are set to play a crucial role in US-China relations in the new Congress, with Republicans now holding the House majority and with growing bipartisan concern over China. IPVM spoke to 10 policy experts and Congressional staffers to help us understand what to expect.

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Inside this report, we analyze what the new Congress means for the US-China relationship, what the key issues will be, and how this could impact companies.

Executive *******

*** *** ** ******** ** *** to ******** ** ***** ** ***** under *** ********** ***** ********. *******, China-related ****** **** ****** **********, *** with ********** *********** ******* ******* ** the **** ******** **********.

***** ***********—**** * *** ********* ******* solely ** *****—*** ****** ** ***** on *** ********** ********* *** ****, US ******** ********** *** ********** ** China, *****-**'* *******, *** ***** ****** issues.

*** *** ******** ** **** ****** to ******** *********** ******* ******* **** like ******, ***** *** ****** **** from ***** ********* ********* ***** *** Hikvision, *********** ********* ** ******* ********* or ************ ** *** *********** *** companies, *** ************** ** *** ********* or ********* ** *** **.

***** ******* ***** ** ********** *************, it ** ******** **** *** ***** and ** *************** **** *** ** improve ********* ** ****. ************, *** new ******** **** **** ** *** pressure ** ***** *** ** *******/******** with *** **** ** ******* ******** security *** ******* ********.

Expect **************, *** **** *********** ** **** **********

*** ***** *** ****** *********** *** ********* can ***** ** ** *****. ******* ********** ***** ** *** last *** ***** ********* ****** ******* over *****, ********* ********* ********* ****** ******** *** ******* ***. ************** ** *** ***** ********, but *********** *** ********* **** ********* priorities *** **** **** ********, ************ now **** ******** ******* ******* *** House ** *************** *** *** ***** House.

** *** **** ******** *****, ** is ****** **** **** *** ** 'out-do' **** ***** ** *****. ******* over ***** ** ******* ****** ** voters, *** **** ** * ********* campaign *****—****** *********% ** ********* **** * "****** or **** ***********" ******* ** *****, up **** **% ** ****.

** **********, *********** **** ****** **** to ***** *** ***** ************** ** soft ** ***** ** ****** ****** anti-China ********* (*** ********* *** ****** their *** ******* ** ********). ************ will *** ** **** ******* ***** is * ******, *** **** ***** party ** ****** ** **** *********.

*******, ********** ******* *** *****-******* ***** shows ** **** ** *******; ** will ** **** ********* **** **** with ******** ********** ** *** ***** and ******, *** ** ** ******** that ****** ***** ***** **** ** important ***********.

*********** ******* ** *** ***** ******** the****** ****** ***, ********* ******** ** ******** *** and ****-******* **** *****, *** ********* ***** ****** ********* ****** ***,******* *** ** ********** ********* ** *** ********* *** warranted*** ***** ********* ***** *** *********. The ****** *** ******* **** **********, while ******* **** **** *** ****** will ** ************ **** ******** **** both *******.

Republicans ** **** ***** ******** & **************, ****** *** *********

*********** *** ******* ***** ********** *** chair ************, ******* **** ****** ***** issues *** ******* ** ******** *** investigations, *** **** **** ** ***** on ******* ***-****** ***** ******. ********* leadership **** ****** *********** ** ******** any ****** (** *** **), ********* company **********, *** ***** **** ** testify ***** ******* ** *******.

*** *** ********** ******* ***** ******** has ********** *********** ** * *** ****************** ****** ** **** *******, *** House ****** ********* ** *****. *** Chairman, ***. **** ********* (*-***.),****** *** *********'* ****** ******** *** ** **** "*** this *** **** *** **** ********* China." ***** **** ***** **********, ** is ******** ** *********** * ****-******* of ****** **** ** ********** ** China ** *****-**'* *******.

Key ***** *: *** ********** *********, ****

*** *** ******** ** ****** ** focus ** *** ********** ********* **** US ********** ** **** ******** *** legislation. **** ** ****** ** *****-**** concern **** *** *** ** *** hardware ** ******** *** *********/*******; ***-*** propaganda/censorship ** ****-*** ******* ** ******* apps; ** *****, **** ** ************** ******* ******; ***, *** ******* ************ ** doing ******** **** ********* **** ** rights ****** *** *** *** ************ state.

******, ** **********, ** ***** ******** and *** *** ******** ** ****** to ******************* ******* *** ***. ***** * ****** *** ***** not ************* ****** ** ********** ** its ***, **** * *** *** ultimately ********* * ******* ***** ** firms **** *** ******** *************.

*******-******* **** ** *** ***** *****, though ******* ** ******, **** ****** software/apps ** ********** ******* **** ***** and *********, *** ******* ***** ************ *********. ** ***, ******* ****** *** not ******** ***** *** ********* **** (e.g. **********) ** *** **, *** it *** ** ******** ******** **** a ****** ***.

Key ***** *: ** ********** *** ******** ****

************* ******** ** ** *****/*********** ********* in ** ***** ******** **** *** companies ** *** ** ********. *** new ****** ********* ** *****, ** particular,******* ** ************************ ** ********* **** **** ***** national ******** ** ******* ******, **** as ********** ** *** *****-********** ***** or *** ********** ***** **** *********, AI, ** **************.

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** *** ***** ** *** **** five-ish ***** *** ******** ******** ** Chinese ********** ** *** **, *** next ***** ** **** ** ***** to ** ******** ******** ** ******** US ********** **** ********* *****.

** *********** ** ***** *** ******* restricted *** * ****** ** ********* due ** ********* ****** ******, ********* Dahua, *********, *** *********. ******** ** the *** ******** *** ****** ********* action ** ******* *********, ** *********** tightening ************ ** ********* ****** ******* *** ************* *****.

** ********* *** **** ** ******* of ****** *************, ******, *** ********** (ESG) ******-*********, ***** ***** ****** **** to ***** ****** ****** ** *****. Executives *** ** ****** ** ****** at ******** *** **** ******** ******* progressive ****** ** *** **** **** company ********, ******* ** ************* **** ***** **********.

** ************* ****** ******* ** ** investments, **** **** **** ******* ****** on ** ********/************ *********, ***** **** PRC ***** ** *** ******** *** already **********. *******, ** ** ******* business **** **** *******, ******* ***** that *********** ** ***** ** *** China **** - **** **** *********** ***- ***** ** ****** ** ***** supply ******.

Key ***** *: *****-** *******

***** *********** **** ******************* ***** ******* *** ********* ******** *** ******** power ** *********** *****-**'* *******. **** US ****** ****** ********* *** ********** have ******** ****** **, ********** **********, *** *** **** ******. *********** will ****** ***** **** ** ******* under **** ** *** *******. **** sets *** ***** *** * ***** confrontation **** *****, ***** ****** **** as * '*** ****.'

***** *** ********* ************ ** ******** investigations ** *** *****'* *******, ****** *** ****** **** *** ***** ** ****** by ***** *********. ** ****, **** Australia ****** *** ** *********** ******* into *****-**,***** **************** ****, ************** *********** ********* ********** ******, ****, *** ***** products.

*** ***** ******** ** *** ***** investigation ** *****-** ** ********* ** predict, *** ** **** ****** ******* various *********** ******** *********, *********, ********* on *********** *** *** ********.

Key ***** *: ***** ****** & ********

** ** **** *****, ************* ********* on ***** ****** ****** ** ***** - ** ********** ** ******** - will ******** ** ****. **** *** buttress ******* *** *********** **** ********* impacts *** *********** *** *****, ****** including ******* ********* ** ***** ************.

*** *** ***** ** *** *************-********* China ********** (****) ** ******-******** ** be ***. ***** ***** (*-**), ******* told ****. ***. ***** *** **** made ***** ****** * *** *****, and ** ****** ** ***** *** CECC ** ****** ******. (**** ***** include ********* **** * **** ******** that**** ***** ***********, *** ********* ******* ** *********.)

***** ******** *** ************ *** ****** various *********** ** ********, ** ** well-positioned ** ******** ***** ******* ***** forward. ** ****, *** ****** ******* released* ****-*********** *************** *****'* ********** ******** ******* ******* and ***** ********** ** ********, ***** concluded *** ***'* ******* *** ********** crimes ******* ********. *** ******, ** well ** *****'********* ** *** **** ******* *** ***********, *** ******** to ******* ******* ****** *** ************* investigations *** ********.

******* ******** ******* ***** ******. ** Congress ******* ** ******** *** **** of *** **** ************** **** ** operations ** ***** ******, **** *****, Hikvision, *******, *******, ******, *** ******, this ****** **** ** ******* ***** of ************ *** *********. ** ****, Congressional ****** ** **** ********* *** mostly ******* ** ******** ********, ****** than ******* ********. ***** **** ************, hearings ** ****** ****** ***** ******** the ********** ***** *** ** ***** that ** ******** **** ****,**** ** ******.

Will ***** **** ** ******* *********?

*****'* ********** ************* ************ ** ****** *****, *** **** **** *** ** but **** **** ****** *** *********** Asian *********. ******* ******* *****'* ********** "**** ******* *********" *****, ***** **** *** ***-*********** approach ** *****-** ** *** ***** of *** ******** *** ****** *** current ****, *** ********** **** *****'* support ** ****** ** * ***** endorsement ** *****'* *** ** *******, brazen ********** *************** *** *** ********** *****, *** ***** ****** ******.

***** *****'* ******** *********,**** *************** ***** **** **** ** ******* relationships *** **** *********** ** **** in ***** ** ***** ** ******** at ****. *********, ***** ****** ********** ****** ** *****-** ********** and ******, **** ******* ***** ** *** horizon **** ****,****** ******** ******, **** ********** ******* ******, ***** ***** ******.

******** ******* ******* *** **** ** resolve ******* ******** **** *********** ** order ** ***** ** ***** ******** challenges, ********* **** ******** *********** ** the ****** ******, ******** ** ******* to ** **** **** ***** ***** be.

********* ** ***** ********* ********** ****** ** ***** ***** **** year. *** **** ***** ********* * framework *** **-***** ********* ** ****, which **** ******* **** *********** ** what ** ******.

**** ** ********* ******* *** ***** makes ***********, **** **** *** *********** correlate ** ********* ****** ** ***** in ********. ** ****, ***** **** Republicans ******* *** *****, *** ******* by *** ***** ************** ** ******* relations **** ***** *** ** *** with *********** *** **** ******* ***** for ***** ******** ** *****.

2023 *********

******* ****** ***** ***** ** **** that ************* ***** *** ******** ***** China *** *** ******** ** *** US-China ************.

**** ******** ** *** *****-** ***** in *****—*** **** ** ****—*** ******** of *** ***** *** **********. ** is ******** **** ******** **** ****** which *** **** **** ***** ***/** infectious, *** ***** *********** ***** *** infection ******. ** **** ******, **** will ***** *** ***** ** *****'* government *** *** ********.

********* ** ******* ********** ** ****** ** *** ****** States** ******** *** *** **** ******. This *** ******** *****'* *********** ** make *********** ** *** ** ** order ** ****** ******** ****** *** the ****. *******, ********—*** ******** ** Congress *********** **'* *****—****** *** ***** are **********.

*** ****** ** *** *** ******* Russia *** ******* **** **** ** impactful. ** ** **** **** *** Russia ** **** ***/** ** ****** persists ** ********** *** ******, ********* of *****'* ******* *** ***** **** increase.

*******, **** **** **** **** ** ******** ** China, ********* ** * *********** ***** crackdown **** ***********. ** ******* ******** occur ** ****, *** *** ********** cracks **** *******, **** **** ******** concern **** *****'* ***** ****** ********* in ******* *********.

Comments (8)

*** *.*. ***** ** *************** **** passed * **** ** ******** ** ban *** ******* ** *** **** the *.*. ********* ********* *******. *** potential ****** ** ***********. **** **** the *.*. ******** ****** ** ******* barrels ** *** ** *****.

** *** **** *****'* **** ** the ****** ** **** ** *******...

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******, *** **** ************ **** ***** of ** ********* ******** ** *****.

** ***** ** ** **** **** the ****** ***** * *** ***** of ***********, ******** * ******* **** reports *** ****** ** *** ***. More ************** *** **** *** ***** (***) **** ***** against ** (**).

*********** **** **** * ******** ******** to **** ** *****. ** **** managed *** ********* ** *** *****, I ***** **** *** ******** *** 3 ** *** ******.

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** ******* **** ** **** ***** about *** ****** ********* ***** *** Issue * *** *** ***** * were ********* ** ******. *** ****** talking ***** ** *** **** * Redditor *** *** ***** *** ******** in ********. * **** **** **** has **** ******** ** *** ****, but * ****'* ***** ** ** several ******. ** ** ******** **** there **** ** * ********** ** accusations ** ****** ** ***** ****** debates, *********** *********** *** ********** *******? Or **** **** ******** ** ******* by ***** ****** ** **** ******* can ***** ******* ******* ** *** election **********?

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*** ****** ********* ***** *** ***** 1 *** *** ***** * **** portrayed ** ******

**** ****** **** ***** ********* ** racist?

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************, *** ******** **** **** ******* TikTok *** ****** *** *** ******** person **** **** ******* *****-** *** "China *****" *** ******. **'* ******** that *** ********* *** ************ ******* to *** **** ****** *** ***** nothing **** ******* ** ******.

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*****. *** ******** ** ******* **** will ****** ******** ** ***. ***** the ****** ** ** ********, ********* racism **** *** ****** *** * very ***** ********.

** ** ****** **** *** *** who ********* *** ************* ***** ****** to ***** *** *** ****** ******* are ******** ******** **** ** ******...

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****** ********* ***** *** ***** * and *** ***** * **** ********* as ******.

*** ***** * ***** ************** ** PRC ********** ********* **** ******, *** issue * ***** *****-** *******.

** ** ******** **** ***** **** be * ********** ** *********** ** racism ** ***** ****** *******, *********** splintering *** ********** *******?

***, * ***** ** ** ****** that ***** **** ** *********** ** racism; ** *** ** ******* ** congress, **** ** ** ***** **** media *******, ************ *** ************* ** COVID-19 *******. * ***** ** ******* on *** *** ******** **, *** how ************** **** *** *******.

*** *** *** **** **** **********, as ***** ** *** ****.

** **** **** ******** ** ******* by ***** ****** ** **** ******* can ***** ******* ******* ** *** election **********?

*****. ***** ************ ********** *** *** **** ****** - the ***** ******************** *** ** *************. ***** ******* *** ** **** forceful ** *********** *** ***** ******* vote, *** **** **** ******* ******* over **** ******* ***. * ***** they **** ***** **** ******** **** members ******** ** **** ****** ***.

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