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ITC revises, expands Section 332 probe into censorship as a non-tariff barrier

May 7, 2021
The U.S. International Trade Commission on Thursday announced revisions to the title, scope and schedule of a recently launched fact-finding investigation into the effects of foreign censorship on U.S. businesses and instituted a second, related probe. The ITC in January launched the investigation into the impact of foreign censorship pursuant to Section 332 of the Tariff Act of 1930, following a request from then-Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA). “Foreign governments use many tools to carry out censorship, including...

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