Hearing on “China’s Stockpiling and Mobilization Measures for Competition and Conflict”

Payne Institute Fellow Gregory Wischer writes a Statement for the Record submitted to the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission about why the Chinese central government stockpiling minerals is one potential indicator that they may be preparing to invade Taiwan. The National Food and Strategic Reserves Administration oversees China’s stockpile, which reportedly contains large volumes of minerals like aluminum, cobalt, and copper. June 13, 2024.