Jodi Xu Klein

New York

Jodi Xu Klein

US Correspondent

Jodi Xu Klein is an award-winning business journalist with 20 years of experience. She joined the Post in 2017, after a decade based in the US reporting for The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. She was part of the Time Magazine team that won the Henry R. Luce Award, breaking the China SARS story.

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US regulator says oversight of Chinese companies remains futile as authorities refuse American ‘principles and practice’

‘Further discussions about access are unlikely to be productive unless and until the Chinese authorities are willing to embrace certain principles,’ said William Duhnke III, chairman of Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

10 Jul 2020 - 5:47AM

‘Further discussions about access are unlikely to be productive unless and until the Chinese authorities are willing to embrace certain principles,’ said William Duhnke III, chairman of Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

US regulator says oversight of Chinese companies remains futile as authorities refuse American ‘principles and practice’
US increasingly excludes China from coronavirus research projects

China leads in vaccine development with a number of candidates in clinical trials, but as the presidential election draws near, the administration has criticised China for failing to contain the virus.

7 Jul 2020 - 5:47AM

China leads in vaccine development with a number of candidates in clinical trials, but as the presidential election draws near, the administration has criticised China for failing to contain the virus.

US increasingly excludes China from coronavirus research projects
US telecoms regulator designates China’s Huawei, ZTE as national security threats

The US telecoms regulator designates Huawei and ZTE as security threats, banning US tech firms from using the Universal Service Fund to purchase or support any equipment or services provided by these suppliers.

1 Jul 2020 - 11:24PM

The US telecoms regulator designates Huawei and ZTE as security threats, banning US tech firms from using the Universal Service Fund to purchase or support any equipment or services provided by these suppliers.

US telecoms regulator designates China’s Huawei, ZTE as national security threats
National security law: US ends exports of defence equipment and restricts dual-use tech to Hong Kong

‘We can no longer distinguish between the export of controlled items to Hong Kong or to mainland China,’ US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says.

30 Jun 2020 - 11:54AM

‘We can no longer distinguish between the export of controlled items to Hong Kong or to mainland China,’ US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says.

National security law: US ends exports of defence equipment and restricts dual-use tech to Hong Kong
US bill aiming to delist Chinese companies could claim American investors, businesses as unintended victims

If Chinese firms continue their exit from US exchanges, funds will lose easy access to shares of companies in the world’s second-largest economy.

30 Jun 2020 - 2:13PM

If Chinese firms continue their exit from US exchanges, funds will lose easy access to shares of companies in the world’s second-largest economy.

US bill aiming to delist Chinese companies could claim American investors, businesses as unintended victims
US lawmakers, top official clash on China’s involvement in coronavirus vaccine development

General Gustave Perna indicated an unwillingness to work with China on developing coronavirus vaccines or therapeutics during a hearing with the Senate Armed Services Committee.

19 Jun 2020 - 6:19AM

General Gustave Perna indicated an unwillingness to work with China on developing coronavirus vaccines or therapeutics during a hearing with the Senate Armed Services Committee.

US lawmakers, top official clash on China’s  involvement in coronavirus vaccine development
Is TSMC’s Arizona project a US tech supply chain win? Or a cautionary tale?

US trade officials say TSMC’s pledge to build a US$12 billion plant is an example of bringing tech supply chain home, but analysts note that the process of ramping up can drag on and that attracting suppliers is far from easy.

11 Jun 2020 - 10:32PM

US trade officials say TSMC’s pledge to build a US$12 billion plant is an example of bringing tech supply chain home, but analysts note that the process of ramping up can drag on and that attracting suppliers is far from easy.

Is TSMC’s Arizona project a US tech supply chain win? Or a cautionary tale?
Oversight of Chinese telecoms companies is lacking, US lawmakers find

Federal agencies ‘historically exercised minimal oversight’ to safeguard US telecommunications networks against risks posed by Chinese state-owned carriers, according to a report by the Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.

10 Jun 2020 - 6:25AM

Federal agencies ‘historically exercised minimal oversight’ to safeguard US telecommunications networks against risks posed by Chinese state-owned carriers, according to a report by the Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.

Oversight of Chinese telecoms companies is lacking, US lawmakers find
George Floyd protests: second-degree murder charge added against one officer, 3 others charged

A new charge of second-degree murder was added against the ex-officer kneeling on George Floyd's neck, while three others were charged with aiding and abetting.

4 Jun 2020 - 4:37PM

A new charge of second-degree murder was added against the ex-officer kneeling on George Floyd's neck, while three others were charged with aiding and abetting.

George Floyd protests: second-degree murder charge added against one officer, 3 others charged
US lawmaker warns Washington may shift Air Force assets away from Britain over Huawei national security concerns

Senator Tom Cotton says the case for ‘heavy laydown’ of Air Force assets in Britain was already being debated in Washington.

3 Jun 2020 - 4:46PM

Senator Tom Cotton says the case for ‘heavy laydown’ of Air Force assets in Britain was already being debated in Washington.

US lawmaker warns Washington may shift Air Force assets away from Britain over Huawei national security concerns
Asian-Americans join in support of protests after George Floyd’s death

Several Asian-American organisations call for unity and solidarity in the face of violence.

3 Jun 2020 - 12:00AM

Several Asian-American organisations call for unity and solidarity in the face of violence.

Asian-Americans join in support of protests after George Floyd’s death
US-China trade war slashes US$1.7 trillion from American companies’ market caps, Federal Reserve Bank of New York says

American firms bore almost all the cost of higher US import duties, and those that export to China also became less profitable due to Chinese tariffs, the report said.

30 May 2020 - 12:33AM

American firms bore almost all the cost of higher US import duties, and those that export to China also became less profitable due to Chinese tariffs, the report said.

US-China trade war slashes US$1.7 trillion from American companies’ market caps, Federal Reserve Bank of New York says
What to expect now US deems Hong Kong no longer autonomous

US official says it will be up to the White House how it responds to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s assessment.

5 Jun 2020 - 10:39AM

US official says it will be up to the White House how it responds to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s assessment.

What to expect now US deems Hong Kong no longer autonomous
Donald Trump hints at willingness to walk away from China trade deal

US President Donald Trump signalled once again that he is open to abandoning the phase one agreement.

27 May 2020 - 11:20PM

US President Donald Trump signalled once again that he is open to abandoning the phase one agreement.

Donald Trump hints at willingness to walk away from China trade deal
US investors weigh Beijing’s power play in Hong Kong: ‘If they’re not careful, they will kill the financial golden goose’

‘It is reasonable to be deeply concerned about Hong Kong’s future,’ US analyst says.

23 May 2020 - 12:08AM

‘It is reasonable to be deeply concerned about Hong Kong’s future,’ US analyst says.

US investors weigh Beijing’s power play in Hong Kong: ‘If they’re not careful, they will kill the financial golden goose’
China could buy up strategic US assets devalued by coronavirus pandemic, senators warn Steven Mnuchin

Potential targets could include technology, aerospace and energy companies that have lost value.

22 May 2020 - 1:04AM

Potential targets could include technology, aerospace and energy companies that have lost value.

China could buy up strategic US assets devalued by coronavirus pandemic, senators warn Steven Mnuchin
US Senate passes bill to boost oversight and delist Chinese companies from exchanges

A Republican sponsor of the legislation says aim is to stop Chinese firms from ‘cheating’ on US stock markets.

21 May 2020 - 11:02AM

A Republican sponsor of the legislation says aim is to stop Chinese firms from ‘cheating’ on US stock markets.

US Senate passes bill to boost oversight and delist Chinese companies from exchanges
Asian-Americans hit hard by job losses in New York, raising questions of racial discrimination

More than 195,000 self-identified Asians have recently filed initial unemployment claims in the state, about 56 times the 3,500 during the same period last year.

21 May 2020 - 2:45PM

More than 195,000 self-identified Asians have recently filed initial unemployment claims in the state, about 56 times the 3,500 during the same period last year.

Asian-Americans hit hard by job losses in New York, raising questions of racial discrimination
US plans to further restrict Huawei’s development of semiconductors using American technology

The plan will help ‘cut off Huawei’s efforts to undermine US export controls’, the Commerce Department said.

16 May 2020 - 6:41AM

The plan will help ‘cut off Huawei’s efforts to undermine US export controls’, the Commerce Department said.

US plans to further restrict Huawei’s development of semiconductors using American technology
Donald Trump extends executive order aimed at Huawei to guard US telecoms supply chain

Trump on Wednesday extended an executive order by another year that had prohibited US companies from using telecommunications equipment made by firms deemed a national security threat.

14 May 2020 - 10:04AM

Trump on Wednesday extended an executive order by another year that had prohibited US companies from using telecommunications equipment made by firms deemed a national security threat.

Donald Trump extends executive order aimed at Huawei to guard US telecoms supply chain
Coronavirus: as China reopens, tech firms find supply-chain disruptions continue elsewhere

Beset by the outbreak, China was where disruptions began, but as the pandemic spread globally, so did plant closings and lockdowns; Apple, Intel and Qualcomm all point to vulnerabilities beyond China.

12 May 2020 - 9:32PM

Beset by the outbreak, China was where disruptions began, but as the pandemic spread globally, so did plant closings and lockdowns; Apple, Intel and Qualcomm all point to vulnerabilities beyond China.

Coronavirus: as China reopens, tech firms find supply-chain disruptions continue elsewhere
Donald Trump says he is ‘not interested’ in China trade deal renegotiation

The US president argued Chinese negotiators would only want any changes to benefit their side.

12 May 2020 - 9:08AM

The US president argued Chinese negotiators would only want any changes to benefit their side.

Donald Trump says he is ‘not interested’ in China trade deal renegotiation
Chinese investments in US dip to lowest level since 2009 with outlook for 2020 bleak amid global pandemic

A combination of US restrictions, Beijing’s outbound capital regulations and the deteriorating US-China relationship contributed to the pullback. The outlook for 2020 is bleak as the global pandemic takes a toll.

11 May 2020 - 9:38PM

A combination of US restrictions, Beijing’s outbound capital regulations and the deteriorating US-China relationship contributed to the pullback. The outlook for 2020 is bleak as the global pandemic takes a toll.

Chinese investments in US dip to lowest level since 2009 with outlook for 2020 bleak amid global pandemic
Global firms push US to research 5G tech that would minimise Chinese influence and allow multiple vendors

Companies including Google, Samsung, Cisco, AT&T and Vodafone urge US lawmakers to support next-generation tech development.

6 May 2020 - 11:16PM

Companies including Google, Samsung, Cisco, AT&T and Vodafone urge US lawmakers to support next-generation tech development.

Global firms push US to research 5G tech that would minimise Chinese influence and allow multiple vendors
Coronavirus: countries move to shield companies from foreign acquisition, especially by China

As pandemic spurs a global economic collapse that has left companies in need of financing, governments are tightening restrictions and reviews of proposed foreign acquisitions.

5 May 2020 - 2:45PM

As pandemic spurs a global economic collapse that has left companies in need of financing, governments are tightening restrictions and reviews of proposed foreign acquisitions.

Coronavirus: countries move to shield companies from foreign acquisition, especially by China
Trump says he will kill phase one trade deal if China US$200 billion spending promise falls short

Slowdown in Chinese economy due to coronavirus pandemic may have affected Beijing’s ability to keep the deal but US president says ‘they have to buy’.

4 May 2020 - 2:59PM

Slowdown in Chinese economy due to coronavirus pandemic may have affected Beijing’s ability to keep the deal but US president says ‘they have to buy’.

Trump says he will kill phase one trade deal if China US$200 billion spending promise falls short
US tightens export restrictions to keep tech out of Chinese military’s hands

Crackdown is attempt to ensure that certain items, even those intended for civilian use, don’t help support the People’s Liberation Army.

29 Apr 2020 - 6:21AM

Crackdown is attempt to ensure that certain items, even those intended for civilian use, don’t help support the People’s Liberation Army.

US tightens export restrictions to keep tech out of Chinese military’s hands
US telcos resigned to Huawei rip-and-replace law but want clarity on Washington’s reimbursement programme

The rural carrier market was one of Huawei’s few successes in the US but a new law, driven by Washington’s national security concerns, means telcos will have to rip out Huawei gear or lose government subsidies.

12 May 2020 - 11:56AM

The rural carrier market was one of Huawei’s few successes in the US but a new law, driven by Washington’s national security concerns, means telcos will have to rip out Huawei gear or lose government subsidies.

US telcos resigned to Huawei rip-and-replace law but want clarity on Washington’s reimbursement programme
US regulator moves closer to halt operations of three state-controlled Chinese telecoms companies

Federal Communications Commission issued ‘show cause’ orders to China Telecom Americas, China Unicom Americas and Pacific Networks Corp subsidiary ComNet.

25 Apr 2020 - 10:42PM

Federal Communications Commission issued ‘show cause’ orders to China Telecom Americas, China Unicom Americas and Pacific Networks Corp subsidiary ComNet.

US regulator moves closer to halt operations of three state-controlled Chinese telecoms companies
Coronavirus: US education faces US$15 billion hit as Chinese students stay away

Travel restrictions and continued uncertainty about when campuses will reopen has reduced enrolments from America’s biggest group of international students.

24 Apr 2020 - 2:17AM

Travel restrictions and continued uncertainty about when campuses will reopen has reduced enrolments from America’s biggest group of international students.

Coronavirus: US education faces US$15 billion hit as Chinese students stay away