What People Are Saying
“[I]n state-run media outlets, China has threatened to withhold medicine from the U.S.”
“Supplies can be withheld. Medicines can be made with lethal contaminants or sold without any real medicine in them.”
of antibiotics in the US come from China.
of personal protective equipment (e.g. facemasks) come from China.
of U.S. imports of rare earth minerals come from China, which are vital for smartphones, electric cars, defense, and other technology.
U.S. movie theater screens are controlled by China.
of shipments of deadly, high-purity fentanyl in 2016-17 came from China.
of agricultural goods are imported from China to the U.S.
food safety violations found by the Chinese government in just a nine-month period in 2016.
More Than We Bargained For
“We are the world’s largest exporter of raw materials for vitamins and antibiotics…Should we reduce the exports, the medical systems of some western countries will not run well.”
“President Xi Jinping has vowed to ‘strengthen China’s soft power‘ and ‘build its capacity in international communication.‘ China now spends about $10 billion annually on ‘external propaganda‘ alone…”
“In 2018, 95 percent of ibuprofen, 91 percent of hydrocortisone, 70 percent of acetaminophen, and 40–45 percent of [the blood thinner] heparin imported to the United States came from China.”
“...the Communist Party has increasing influence over how some Hollywood movies are made and how they portray China.”
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