Analysts are trying to predict what action US President Donald Trump will take following approval of the Hong Kong Autonomy Act by the US Senate. Photo: APAnalysts are trying to predict what action US President Donald Trump will take following approval of the Hong Kong Autonomy Act by the US Senate. Photo: AP
Analysts are trying to predict what action US President Donald Trump will take following approval of the Hong Kong Autonomy Act by the US Senate. Photo: AP

As Hong Kong autonomy bill moves to Donald Trump’s desk, analysts focus on his previous reluctance to use sanctions

  • Hong Kong Autonomy Act is awaiting US president’s signature, but analysts point to past disinclination to sanction China and Russia
  • Individuals and banks could face sanctioning, with experts expecting surgically targeted sanctions to avoid widespread economic blowback
Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Analysts are trying to predict what action US President Donald Trump will take following approval of the Hong Kong Autonomy Act by the US Senate. Photo: APAnalysts are trying to predict what action US President Donald Trump will take following approval of the Hong Kong Autonomy Act by the US Senate. Photo: AP
Analysts are trying to predict what action US President Donald Trump will take following approval of the Hong Kong Autonomy Act by the US Senate. Photo: AP
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