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Lankford proposes bill to strip China’s PNTR if it invades Taiwan

September 13, 2023 at 4:32 PM
Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) has introduced legislation setting out a policy for suspending permanent normal trade relations with China if the country invades Taiwan. The “ Deterring Escalation Through Economic Retaliation Act ,” introduced on Monday, sets out conditions for revoking PNTR “in an effort to deter conflict in the Taiwan Strait,” according to a statement issued by Lankford’s office. The bill also would call on the Commerce Department and other agencies, including the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative,...

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