U.S. blacklists dozens of Chinese tech firms citing national security concerns

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WASHINGTON – The Biden medication added a twelve Chinese companies to its commercialized blacklist connected Wednesday citing nationalist information arsenic good arsenic overseas argumentation concerns.

Eight exertion entities based successful China were added to the database for their alleged relation successful assisting the Chinese military's quantum computing efforts and acquiring oregon attempting "to get U.S. origin-items successful enactment of subject applications."

U.S. officials person agelong complained that Chinese companies are beholden to the People's Republic of China and cod delicate accusation connected behalf of the People's Liberation Army. The Chinese Communist Party has antecedently said that it does not prosecute successful concern espionage. 

The Commerce Department besides listed 16 entities and individuals operating successful China and Pakistan for their enactment connected Islamabad's atomic and ballistic rocket program. In all, the Biden medication added 27 entities and individuals located successful the People's Republic of China, Pakistan, Russia, Japan and Singapore.

"Global commercialized and commerce should enactment peace, prosperity, and good-paying jobs, not nationalist information risks," wrote U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo successful a statement. "The Department of Commerce is committed to efficaciously utilizing export controls to support our nationalist security."

The Chinese Embassy successful Washington did not instantly respond to CNBC's petition for comment.