The US Senate’s new China legislation includes one area of great interest to Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer: the allocation of up to US$80 billion over five years for basic and advanced tech research. Photo: Bloomberg The US Senate’s new China legislation includes one area of great interest to Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer: the allocation of up to US$80 billion over five years for basic and advanced tech research. Photo: Bloomberg
The US Senate’s new China legislation includes one area of great interest to Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer: the allocation of up to US$80 billion over five years for basic and advanced tech research. Photo: Bloomberg

US Senate poised to vote on legislation countering China on multiple fronts

  • The US Innovation and Competition Act would strengthen ties with Taiwan, steer billions to tech research and sanction more Chinese officials for Xinjiang
  • The bill, which is expected to come up for a vote on Tuesday, is regarded by many observers as likely to pass

Topic |   US-China relations
The US Senate’s new China legislation includes one area of great interest to Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer: the allocation of up to US$80 billion over five years for basic and advanced tech research. Photo: Bloomberg The US Senate’s new China legislation includes one area of great interest to Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer: the allocation of up to US$80 billion over five years for basic and advanced tech research. Photo: Bloomberg
The US Senate’s new China legislation includes one area of great interest to Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer: the allocation of up to US$80 billion over five years for basic and advanced tech research. Photo: Bloomberg
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