The United States, Joined by Allies and Partners, Attributes Malicious Cyber Activity and Irresponsible State Behavior to the PRC

The United States, Joined by Allies and Partners, Attributes Malicious Cyber Activity and Irresponsible State Behavior to the People’s Republic of China JULY 19, 2021 The United States has long been concerned about the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) irresponsible and destabilizing behavior in cyberspace. Today, the United States and our allies and partners are exposing further details of the PRC’s pattern of malicious cyber activity and taking further action to counter it, as it poses a ...
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Responding to the PRC’s Destabilizing and Irresponsible Behavior in Cyberspace

Responding to the PRC’s Destabilizing and Irresponsible Behavior in Cyberspace PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 19, 2021 The United States and countries around the world are holding the People’s Republic of China (PRC) accountable for its pattern of irresponsible, disruptive, and destabilizing behavior in cyberspace, which poses a major threat to our economic and national security.  The PRC’s Ministry of State ...
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Marking One Year of Hong Kong’s National Security Law

Marking One Year of Hong Kong’s National Security Law PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 16, 2021 Over the past year, People’s Republic of China (PRC) and Hong Kong officials have systematically undermined Hong Kong’s democratic institutions, delayed elections, disqualified elected lawmakers from office, and forced officials to take loyalty oaths to keep their jobs.  Since protests began in 2019, local ...
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Issuance of a Hong Kong Business Advisory

Issuance of a Hong Kong Business Advisory FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JULY 16, 2021 On July 16, the U.S. Department of State, along with the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, issued a business advisory to caution U.S. businesses about emerging risks to their operations and activities in Hong Kong. Many ...
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Statement By Secretary Antony J. Blinken: Issuance of the Updated Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN Issuance of the Updated Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory   July 13, 2021  The U.S. Department of State, alongside the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, and the U.S. Department of Labor, issued an updated Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory in response to the government of the People’s ...
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PRC Sanctions on a Former U.S. Official

PRC Sanctions on a Former U.S. Official STATEMENT BY SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN May 27, 2021 The United States condemns the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) sanctions on a former U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) commissioner.  These sanctions follow the PRC’s March retaliatory sanctions against two USCIRF commissioners as well as Canadian, UK, and European officials, academics, and organizations.  Those ...
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Report to Congress: Human Trafficking in the Seafood Supply Chain

Report to Congress: Human Trafficking in the Seafood Supply Chain  Section 3563 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (P.L. 116-92) The People’s Republic of China The PRC is a significant offender in the use of forced labor in their fishing sector, with numerous reports known on Chinese-flagged and -owned vessels throughout ...
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Report to Congress on Access to Tibetan Areas of the PRC

This is the second annual report under Section 4 of the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2018 (P.L. 115-330), enacted December 19, 2018, which requires the Department of State to provide a report to Congress, within 90 days of enactment and annually thereafter for five years, regarding the level of access Chinese authorities granted to U.S. diplomats and officials, journalists, and tourists ...
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