The Herbert C. Hoover Building in Washington, where the Department of Commerce is based. The department's Bureau of Industry and Security has gained more attention amid Washington's crackdown on Chinese technology. Photo: Shutterstock The Herbert C. Hoover Building in Washington, where the Department of Commerce is based. The department's Bureau of Industry and Security has gained more attention amid Washington's crackdown on Chinese technology. Photo: Shutterstock
The Herbert C. Hoover Building in Washington, where the Department of Commerce is based. The department's Bureau of Industry and Security has gained more attention amid Washington's crackdown on Chinese technology. Photo: Shutterstock

Biden taps ex-Pentagon official for China tech position in Bureau of Industry and Security

  • The once-obscure bureau in the Commerce Department has gained attention as Washington escalated its use of export controls against China
  • The entity list overseen by the BIS has been the primary tool for blacklisting firms like Huawei, ZTE, and Hikvision, among others

Topic |   US-China tech war
The Herbert C. Hoover Building in Washington, where the Department of Commerce is based. The department's Bureau of Industry and Security has gained more attention amid Washington's crackdown on Chinese technology. Photo: Shutterstock The Herbert C. Hoover Building in Washington, where the Department of Commerce is based. The department's Bureau of Industry and Security has gained more attention amid Washington's crackdown on Chinese technology. Photo: Shutterstock
The Herbert C. Hoover Building in Washington, where the Department of Commerce is based. The department's Bureau of Industry and Security has gained more attention amid Washington's crackdown on Chinese technology. Photo: Shutterstock
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