The screening mechanism covers everything from defence to agriculture and supersedes China’s previous national security review rules introduced in 2011 and 2015. Photo: AFP The screening mechanism covers everything from defence to agriculture and supersedes China’s previous national security review rules introduced in 2011 and 2015. Photo: AFP
The screening mechanism covers everything from defence to agriculture and supersedes China’s previous national security review rules introduced in 2011 and 2015. Photo: AFP
China economy

China’s national security screening rules for foreign investments enter force

  • Seen as retaliation for growing opposition to Chinese investments abroad, the laws require screening across a broad range of sectors
  • Foreign businesses in China worry about further market distortions, but Beijing says rules mimic screening mechanisms in other countries

Topic |   China economy
The screening mechanism covers everything from defence to agriculture and supersedes China’s previous national security review rules introduced in 2011 and 2015. Photo: AFP The screening mechanism covers everything from defence to agriculture and supersedes China’s previous national security review rules introduced in 2011 and 2015. Photo: AFP
The screening mechanism covers everything from defence to agriculture and supersedes China’s previous national security review rules introduced in 2011 and 2015. Photo: AFP
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