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CUSEF Express - March 9, 2023


Beijing: China open to Raimondo’s visit

  • Responding to the report that U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo was planning a trip to China, a Chinese commerce ministry official said (Zh/En) yesterday that China is open to Raimondo's visit. “It is very important for the commerce departments of both sides to maintain dialogue and communication,” the official said.

U.S. intelligence community warns of China’s power expansion

U.S. on Nord Stream explosion

  • A senior U.S. official said the authorities are investigating the “possibility” that a pro-Ukrainian group had conducted the attack on the Nord Stream gas pipeline last year. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov called the reports of the Western investigations on the causes of the explosion “a coordinated media blast.”

Commentaries of the day

U.S.’s China Policy: The U.S. still has an upper hand in the competition with China, and “self-confident powers should not be afraid to talk,” Edward Luce said.

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