The US-China trade conflict is hitting the bottom line at US farms. Fruit farmers are feeling the pain.
US Secretary of State Pompeo said Hong Kong no longer operates autonomously from Beijing. Meanwhile, in Congress, proposed sanctions linked to China's repression of Uighur Muslims passed overwhelmingly.
Globalized supply chains have accelerated growth over the past decades but are proving fragile in the current pandemic. As companies assess the new risks emerging from globalization, safe supply is moving center stage.
The US Department of Justice alleged that the mainly North Korean nationals siphoned money through several countries to evade US sanctions. They are alleged to have used a global network of more than 250 front companies.
With much of the world preoccupied with the coronavirus pandemic, China has continued to push its military objectives in the South China Sea. However, the US, Australia and Vietnam are not idly standing by.
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