China rushes through law to counter US and EU sanctions

SourceThe Guardian
SectorEconomy
CountryMiddle east

Foreigners could be placed on an anti-sanctions list and denied entry into China or expelled from the country

China has passed a law to counter foreign sanctions in response to US and EU pressure over trade, technology, Hong Kong and Xinjiang.

Individuals or entities involved in making or implementing discriminatory measures against Chinese citizens or entities could be put on an anti-sanctions list and may be denied entry into China or be expelled from the country. Their assets within China may be seized or frozen and they could be restricted from doing business there.

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