China’s ‘unreliable entity list’ gives it a new legal weapon to sanction foreign businesses it dislikes. Photo: AFP China’s ‘unreliable entity list’ gives it a new legal weapon to sanction foreign businesses it dislikes. Photo: AFP
China’s ‘unreliable entity list’ gives it a new legal weapon to sanction foreign businesses it dislikes. Photo: AFP
Zhou Xin
Opinion

Opinion

Zhou Xin

China’s Unreliable Entity List sounds dire, but that doesn’t mean it will bite foreign firms any time soon

  • Beijing’s vaguely worded Unreliable Entity List gives it powers to sanction foreign businesses for endangering China’s sovereignty, security and development
  • But there are indications it might be applied sparingly, at least to start, as China is courting foreign businesses to prevent decoupling with the US

China’s ‘unreliable entity list’ gives it a new legal weapon to sanction foreign businesses it dislikes. Photo: AFP China’s ‘unreliable entity list’ gives it a new legal weapon to sanction foreign businesses it dislikes. Photo: AFP
China’s ‘unreliable entity list’ gives it a new legal weapon to sanction foreign businesses it dislikes. Photo: AFP
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