April 14, 2023
China is mulling a new export ban on rare earth magnets, as the United States plans to push a sweeping set of rules, calling for over half of all passenger cars sold in the country to be electric by 2032. Are the two countries on a collision course? And as the United States works to reduce reliance on China, will efforts like these actually dig the West into deeper dependence? Some lawmakers say yes. Topics in this episode: China's Rare Earth Export Ban to Hit U.S. EV Goals? Push for Battery Power: Fears of Dependence on China Texas Passes Bill to Fight Organ Harvesting China's Infiltration 'Successful' in Utah: Report Brazilian Trade Policy to Challenge the U.S. Dollar Brazilian President Hails China-Led Multilateral Bank WTA Returning to China After Peng Shuai Fears Germany Warns China Against Use of Force on Taiwan Germany to Review China Port Stake Deal U.S. Needs Consistent Policy on Iran: Lightstone China in Focus is sponsored by Preserve Gold. Protect your IRA or 401(k) from the declining dollar with precious metals. Learn more now: http://offers.preservegold.com/ntd
About the show
China Insider is a co-production between NTD and The Epoch Times. David Zhang reports on the most important news of the day inside China and how the world is interpreting China's role in the global political environment. The show features an in-depth discussion with experts on important issues, with a focus on U.S.–China relationships.
About David Zhang
David Zhang is currently based in New York and Washington DC covering China-related news. He focuses on expert interviews and news commentary on China affairs, especially issues regarding the U.S.–China relationship.