[…]The Chinese government is complicit, China expert Gordon Chang wrote in October, 2020. “The Communist Party, through its cells, controls every business of any consequence,” said Chang, a frequent guest on Fox News and other networks. “Beijing tightly controls the banking system and knows of money transfers instantaneously. Furthermore, fentanyl cannot leave the country undetected, as virtually all shipped items are examined before departing Chinese soil.”

Chang’s claim is backed by a declassified 2020 Drug Enforcement Agency Report that states, “currently, China remains the primary source of fentanyl and fentanyl-related substances trafficked through international mail and express consignment operations environment, as well as the main source for all fentanyl-related substances trafficked into the United States.”[…]

China biggest exporter of fentanyl, killer of 130 Vermonters in 2020 — Vermont Daily