Will China add a U.S. company to its Unreliable Entities List by November 2, 2020?
Context. On September 19, the People’s Republic of China Ministry of Commerce released the provisions of an “Unreliable Entity List” that would restrict the ability of listed companies to conduct trade or investment with China. Listed company employees would also be restricted from entering or residing in China. According to state media outlet the Global Times, listed entities might include U.S. companies such as Apple, Cisco or Qualcomm. Reporting by the Wall Street Journal indicates that Chinese leadership is divided over whether to implement the entity list before the U.S. election in November.
Data and resolution details. This question resolves based on popular media sources. A company is a "U.S. company" if the United States is its principal place of business.
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