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for their nuclear weapons program. weapon hear two kind of mixed reports on china's cooperation on this. and there's a new report out this week, and it shows that by cracking down on a relatively small number of interlinked chinese companies that deal with north korea, we could really crank things up and reportedly the administration has asked china to act on some ten entities. if beijing doesn't act, are we prepared with the sanctions we've put on the books now to act unilaterally with third-party sanctions in order to cut off the hard currency? this is a very expensive program they're running. it costs them billions and billions of dollars a year and frankly they don't make much of anything so they need the hard currency coming in in order to fund this program. and this is what i wanted to ask you. >> thank you, chairman. we are -- i am familiar with the reports you're referencing. treasury department also has that report and we'll examine the study that was done and the results they found. the approach we are taking with north korea, as you're aware, is one of eliciting countrie
relationship with taiwan and at the latest china effort to restrict taiwan's internationala space and include the blockadeoc of tiny taiwan and this is unconscionable. to say to another nation and i feel like what other people have said, they are a nation, i know it's a tough situation because it had that policy since president nixon but saying that in china says they're going to be a reliable partner to bring north korea to the table, when we look at what china has done, they've increased their trade with north korea, 37.4% in the quarter and chinese imports from north korea and iron has increased 270% in january and february, yet, no chinese funds have been subjected to us secondary sanctions. i've heard you talk about that and it looks like were moving in that direction. i commend you for that. china, can we realistically rell on china in lieu of their past experience or actions? >> just to remind you that our north korea policy really went into effect late february, early march when we began to executete that. we recognize there was a lot of activity going on, early in the yea
yesterday panama terminated the diplomatic relationships with taiwan. it's the latest china effort to restrict taiwan's international space and including the blockade of taiwan delegation at the world health assembly. and to me this is uncon -- unconscienceable to say to another nation and i feel like with other people that have said they are a nation that i recognize and i know it's in the a tough situation. we've had that policy since president nixon. but saying that and china says they're going to be a reliable partner to bring north korea to the table. when we look at what china has done, they've increased their trade with north korea 37.4% in the first quarter. chinese imports of korean iron increased 270% in january and february. yet no chinese firms have been subjected to secondary u.s. sanctions. i heard you talking about that. it looks like we're moving in that direction. i commend you for that. china, can we realistically rely on china in lieu of the past experience or actions? >> well, first, just to remind you that our korea -- our north korea policy really went into effec
situation because we've had the policy since president nixon. but saying that and china says they will be a reliable partner to bring them to the table. when we look at what china has done, they've increased the trade with north korea in the first quarter and the chinese imports have increased 270% in january and february coming at no firms have been subjected to sanctions. can we realistically rely on china in lieu of their past experience or actions? >> the north korea policy went into effect in march when we begin to execute that and so we recognized there was a lot of activity going on in the first quarter and that's what we have been trying to attack. the recognize what china is having to put pressure on the countries using the power of the trading relations and the power of the aid that they've provided and then the trip to australia, new zealand and the meetings i've had with members. we are hearing this directly from them that they are not only feeling this pressur pressure ts being put right in front of them to say you either set sever their relationships will end with yo
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