Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump met on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina in December. Photo: Reuters

China is rushing through overseas investment reform at unprecedented speed ‘under pressure from US’

  • The Foreign Investment Law of the People's Republic of China aims to address issues raised by US President Donald Trump at summit with Xi Jinping last year
  • Move viewed as attempt to avoid escalation in tariffs placed on US$250 billion of Chinese exports, which may rise from 10 per cent to 25 per cent in March
Topic |   China economy

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Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump met on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina in December. Photo: Reuters
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