The legislation will require foreign firms on the mainland to store all data in China and undergo “security reviews”. Photo: Reuters

Beijing’s new internet laws hint at trade barriers

The ability of foreign companies to operate in China without interference from state agencies remains fundamental to free trade, and the government needs to strike a balance between security and a welcoming environment

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The legislation will require foreign firms on the mainland to store all data in China and undergo “security reviews”. Photo: Reuters
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