Hong Kong’s banks could face sanctions if they engage in “significant” transactions with officials blacklisted by the US over a controversial national security law. Photo: Warton Li
Hong Kong’s banks could face sanctions if they engage in “significant” transactions with officials blacklisted by the US over a controversial national security law. Photo: Warton Li

China’s foreign ministry vows countermeasures over US sanctions even as Hong Kong banks face blacklist threat

  • Foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said US should stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs, Chinese domestic issues
  • Hong Kong Autonomy Act allows the US to penalise lenders who engage in ‘significant’ transactions with blacklisted officials

Hong Kong’s banks could face sanctions if they engage in “significant” transactions with officials blacklisted by the US over a controversial national security law. Photo: Warton Li
Hong Kong’s banks could face sanctions if they engage in “significant” transactions with officials blacklisted by the US over a controversial national security law. Photo: Warton Li
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