US policymakers seek to restrict procurement from Chinese suppliers

Chinese supplier CRRC has won several contracts in recent years for metro and commuter rail rolling stock from US cities including Boston, for which it is supplying cars for the Orange and Red lines (Photo: David Lustig).

USA: In the clearest sign yet that US policymakers are seeking to clamp down on Chinese involvement in the transport sector, the Senate on July 31 formally adopted measures which would see a one-year ban on any procurement from Chinese state-owned companies using Federal Transit Administration funding.

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