Part one of this series, which looks at tariffs, can
be found here.
Part two, on banking regulations and the trade war,
can be found here.
Like many disputes before it, the ongoing trade war
between the US and China is being fought on many fronts. As
well as the restrictions and tariffs being imposed on either
side, strong regulatory protections have been installed in the
US that prevent Chinese investors from acquiring companies that
its government deems to be of significant national
The regulation falls under the jurisdiction of the
Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (Cfius),
an interagency committee with the authority to review
transactions that may result in foreign persons or businesses
controlling certain types of business in the US, to ascertain
their impact on US national security.
The final part of this three-part series looks at steps the