DOD Releases New List of Section 889 Banned Entities

The Department of Defense (DOD), in compliance with Section 889 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, released an updated list (Blacklist) of banned People’s Republic of China (China) military companies. Some of the more ‘notable’ additions to the Blacklist include: BGI Genomics Co, a genetic testing company with a massive gene databank and DNA-sequencing contracts worldwide; CRRC Corp, which manufactures rail transit gear; and Zhejiang Dahua Technology, a Hangzhou-based surveillance equipment maker. To read more, click here.