Jodi Xu Klein

Jodi Xu Klein

Deputy Bureau Chief, North America

 

Jodi Xu Klein is Deputy Bureau Chief, North America at the Post. Klein is an award-winning business journalist with 20 years of experience. She joined the Post in 2017 following a decade covering finance and business for The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg in New York. She was part of the Time Magazine reporting team that won the Henry R. Luce Award for the China Sars coverage.

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US rural carriers, scrambling to replace Huawei and ZTE gear, now face supply chain delays

Officials at small telecoms networks say disruptions further complicate meeting the US government mandate to remove Huawei and ZTE systems.

Officials at small telecoms networks say disruptions further complicate meeting the US government mandate to remove Huawei and ZTE systems.

2 Dec 2021 - 3:20AM
US should expand investment restriction on Chinese company to protect investors and national security, government advisory panel says

Beijing’s crackdown on technology companies has led to billions of dollars in losses for US investors, said US-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

Beijing’s crackdown on technology companies has led to billions of dollars in losses for US investors, said US-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

18 Nov 2021 - 4:51AM
Xi-Biden summit important to help US and China avoid ‘unintended conflict’, White House official says

Meeting can help clarify ‘understanding of one another’s intentions’, according to the US official before the two leaders’ first virtual meeting.

Meeting can help clarify ‘understanding of one another’s intentions’, according to the US official before the two leaders’ first virtual meeting.

15 Nov 2021 - 11:31PM
Remove trade war tariffs ahead of Joe Biden-Xi Jinping meeting, US business groups urge

Two dozen American business associations call on the US government to remove tariffs and broaden exemptions to import duties.

Two dozen American business associations call on the US government to remove tariffs and broaden exemptions to import duties.

14 Nov 2021 - 9:00PM
Joe Biden and Xi Jinping virtual summit set for Monday, White House announces

‘The two leaders will discuss ways to responsibly manage the competition between the United States and the [People’s Republic of China],’ White House press secretary Jen Psaki says.

‘The two leaders will discuss ways to responsibly manage the competition between the United States and the [People’s Republic of China],’ White House press secretary Jen Psaki says.

13 Nov 2021 - 7:23AM
Joe Biden extends investment ban on firms Washington says are linked to China’s military

Joe Biden says China is ‘increasingly exploiting United States capital’ to help modernise its military and intelligence apparatuses.

Joe Biden says China is ‘increasingly exploiting United States capital’ to help modernise its military and intelligence apparatuses.

10 Nov 2021 - 11:30PM
US Securities and Exchange Commission adopts audit inspection guidelines for US-listed Chinese stocks

A step closer toward implementing a law that says foreign companies face US delisting if they fail to turn over audit results for three straight years.

A step closer toward implementing a law that says foreign companies face US delisting if they fail to turn over audit results for three straight years.

6 Nov 2021 - 10:38PM
US aims to ease semiconductor crunch by working more closely with allies and private sector, says senior US official

The US aims to build on momentum from the G20 summit that took place in Rome last week, said US State Department official.

The US aims to build on momentum from the G20 summit that took place in Rome last week, said US State Department official.

4 Nov 2021 - 6:30AM
US senators introduce bill to further restrict Chinese acquisitions of American personal data

Citing the threat from ‘adversaries like the People’s Republic of China’, Marco Rubio of Florida and Raphael Warnock of Georgia hope to extend federal oversight of foreign deals for US businesses that handle personal data.

Citing the threat from ‘adversaries like the People’s Republic of China’, Marco Rubio of Florida and Raphael Warnock of Georgia hope to extend federal oversight of foreign deals for US businesses that handle personal data.

3 Nov 2021 - 9:01PM
China’s battery makers burnish their safety image as they grab the lion’s share of the world’s market for powering electric cars

For electric vehicle buyers, many of whom count the family car as the largest big-ticket purchase of their lifetime after the home, the spectre of automobiles catching fire was a cause for pause.

For electric vehicle buyers, many of whom count the family car as the largest big-ticket purchase of their lifetime after the home, the spectre of automobiles catching fire was a cause for pause.

25 Nov 2021 - 4:27PM
US intelligence warns American firms to protect 5 key technologies from China

Artificial intelligence, quantum computing, bioscience, semiconductors, and autonomous systems are sectors ‘where the stakes are potentially greatest for US economic and national security’, the National Counterintelligence and Security Centre (NCSC) said in a new paper.

Artificial intelligence, quantum computing, bioscience, semiconductors, and autonomous systems are sectors ‘where the stakes are potentially greatest for US economic and national security’, the National Counterintelligence and Security Centre (NCSC) said in a new paper.

23 Oct 2021 - 11:58PM
US must put new limits on Chinese drone maker DJI, says Federal Communications Commission member

Calling DJI ‘Huawei on wings’, a Republican commissioner says the FCC should start the process of adding the company to a blacklist.

Calling DJI ‘Huawei on wings’, a Republican commissioner says the FCC should start the process of adding the company to a blacklist.

21 Oct 2021 - 9:21PM
Evergrande crisis: Beijing not likely to let developer collapse even as it gets tough, analysts say

The property developer has missed three interest payments and will default if it fails to pay US$119 million by October 23; the government, which wants to avoid a bailout, is trying to find a way to penalise the company without creating a sectorwide panic.

The property developer has missed three interest payments and will default if it fails to pay US$119 million by October 23; the government, which wants to avoid a bailout, is trying to find a way to penalise the company without creating a sectorwide panic.

14 Oct 2021 - 11:00PM
US judge rejects Esquel Group’s request to remove Xinjiang unit from ‘entity list’

Esquel had sought a preliminary injunction – and removal of sanctions – while it sues the US Commerce Department for acting against the subsidiary.

Esquel had sought a preliminary injunction – and removal of sanctions – while it sues the US Commerce Department for acting against the subsidiary.

8 Oct 2021 - 10:45PM
Congress is major hurdle to Joe Biden’s reset on China relations

The biggest obstacle President Joe Biden and his team face while trying to de-escalate tensions with China is Congress, according to senior managers at US tech firms.

The biggest obstacle President Joe Biden and his team face while trying to de-escalate tensions with China is Congress, according to senior managers at US tech firms.

7 Oct 2021 - 9:58PM
China is not heading toward a market economy, often due to its own policies, report concludes

China ‘is clearly not what was envisioned’ when it was admitted into the World Trade Organization in 2001, the Atlantic Council and Rhodium Group find, adding that the nation has back-pedalled from its stated economic objectives.

China ‘is clearly not what was envisioned’ when it was admitted into the World Trade Organization in 2001, the Atlantic Council and Rhodium Group find, adding that the nation has back-pedalled from its stated economic objectives.

5 Oct 2021 - 10:49PM
US instructs rural carriers how to apply for funding to remove Huawei and ZTE telecoms equipment

Started under Trump administration, a US$1.9 billion ‘rip and replace’ programme continues under Joe Biden.

Started under Trump administration, a US$1.9 billion ‘rip and replace’ programme continues under Joe Biden.

28 Sep 2021 - 5:46AM
Meng Wanzhou’s shock release may not improve China’s relationships with US or Canada, analysts say

‘The Biden administration will continue to sanction Huawei, and China will still feel bullied by Meng’s arrest’.

‘The Biden administration will continue to sanction Huawei, and China will still feel bullied by Meng’s arrest’.

25 Dec 2021 - 5:52AM
As Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou enters Chinese airspace, foreign ministry slams ‘arbitrary detention’

The deal to free Meng appears to have resulted in China releasing detained Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, who are also flying home.

The deal to free Meng appears to have resulted in China releasing detained Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, who are also flying home.

25 Dec 2021 - 5:52AM
US takes new step on delisting Chinese companies from stock exchanges for audit violations

New rule threatens hundreds of Chinese companies trading on US stock markets.

New rule threatens hundreds of Chinese companies trading on US stock markets.

23 Sep 2021 - 11:35PM
US sanctions seven Hong Kong-based companies over Iran, Hezbollah

The designations came as part of a broader action by the US Treasury Department that targeted Lebanon and Kuwait-based financial conduits that fund the Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah as well as financial facilitators and front companies that support the group and Iran.

The designations came as part of a broader action by the US Treasury Department that targeted Lebanon and Kuwait-based financial conduits that fund the Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah as well as financial facilitators and front companies that support the group and Iran.

19 Sep 2021 - 9:35AM
Chinese firms should face faster US stock delisting over audit rules, SEC chairman Gary Gensler tells lawmakers

The chief US securities regulator says he supports a bill in Congress that allows for faster removal from markets for non-compliance with disclosure rules.

The chief US securities regulator says he supports a bill in Congress that allows for faster removal from markets for non-compliance with disclosure rules.

15 Sep 2021 - 11:08PM
9/11, 20 years later: remembering Betty Ann Ong, the flight attendant who alerted a nation

Ong, a third-generation Chinese-American, was declared ‘a true American hero’ for her call reporting the hijack of American Airlines Flight 11; friends and family succeeded in having San Francisco rename a Chinatown community centre in her honour.

Ong, a third-generation Chinese-American, was declared ‘a true American hero’ for her call reporting the hijack of American Airlines Flight 11; friends and family succeeded in having San Francisco rename a Chinatown community centre in her honour.

12 Sep 2021 - 8:50AM
US security reviews now extend to Chinese acquisitions never filed with government

Given new funding and expanded authority, watchdog Committee on Foreign Investments in the United States is pursuing ‘non-notified transactions’.

Given new funding and expanded authority, watchdog Committee on Foreign Investments in the United States is pursuing ‘non-notified transactions’.

8 Sep 2021 - 12:56AM
US Commerce Department denies easing trade restrictions on Huawei Technologies

‘The policy has not been eased or amended,’ a spokesman says, after an outcry greeted reports that Huawei has won approval to purchase American-made automotive chips.

‘The policy has not been eased or amended,’ a spokesman says, after an outcry greeted reports that Huawei has won approval to purchase American-made automotive chips.

28 Aug 2021 - 4:53AM
China’s securities regulator signals willingness to work with US over audit inspections

The China Securities Regulatory Commission says it hopes to ‘create conditions’ to cooperate over an issue that threatens to delist US$1.3 trillion in shares.

The China Securities Regulatory Commission says it hopes to ‘create conditions’ to cooperate over an issue that threatens to delist US$1.3 trillion in shares.

21 Aug 2021 - 9:59PM
Calls grow for US to dismiss ‘Nasa lies’ case of Hu Anming, as critics cite ‘racial bias’ in accusation that he hid ties to Chinese university

Advocacy group ‘outraged’ at plan to retry Hu Anming for wire fraud and lying to Nasa after previous trial, and earlier claim of espionage, fell apart.

Advocacy group ‘outraged’ at plan to retry Hu Anming for wire fraud and lying to Nasa after previous trial, and earlier claim of espionage, fell apart.

21 Aug 2021 - 6:47AM
Biden urged to pause and review China Initiative for racial profiling

Advocacy groups add their voices to nearly 100 lawmakers who say the programme unfairly targets Asian-Americans based on race and ethnicity.

Advocacy groups add their voices to nearly 100 lawmakers who say the programme unfairly targets Asian-Americans based on race and ethnicity.

20 Aug 2021 - 11:27PM
Focus on security issues constrains US-based China research, report says

‘The current environment in the US in the geopolitical relationship towards China has pushed everything that’s happening in the China field toward this narrow lens of security,’ said Rosie Levine, senior programme officer at NCUSCR

‘The current environment in the US in the geopolitical relationship towards China has pushed everything that’s happening in the China field toward this narrow lens of security,’ said Rosie Levine, senior programme officer at NCUSCR

13 Aug 2021 - 10:09PM
US national security adviser urges Brazil not to use Huawei equipment in its 5G network

Jake Sullivan conveyed the warning to Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro last week, a White House official confirms, adding that Sullivan also said the US supports Brazil’s bid to become a Nato partner but did not tie that support to avoiding Huawei.

Jake Sullivan conveyed the warning to Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro last week, a White House official confirms, adding that Sullivan also said the US supports Brazil’s bid to become a Nato partner but did not tie that support to avoiding Huawei.

10 Aug 2021 - 5:52AM