US President Donald Trump after a signing ceremony in August for a defence bill that included an expansion of CFIUS’s national security review role. Photo: APUS President Donald Trump after a signing ceremony in August for a defence bill that included an expansion of CFIUS’s national security review role. Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump after a signing ceremony in August for a defence bill that included an expansion of CFIUS’s national security review role. Photo: AP

US deal makers back away from deep-pocketed Chinese investors as Washington brands Beijing a national security threat

  • Chinese buyers shunned as Trump administration accuses Beijing of gaining access to critical technologies and infrastructure through asset acquisitions
  • Law expanding national security review process means there is ‘no point’ in trying to find a Chinese buyer

Topic |   US-China relations
US President Donald Trump after a signing ceremony in August for a defence bill that included an expansion of CFIUS’s national security review role. Photo: APUS President Donald Trump after a signing ceremony in August for a defence bill that included an expansion of CFIUS’s national security review role. Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump after a signing ceremony in August for a defence bill that included an expansion of CFIUS’s national security review role. Photo: AP
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