Prominent brands like McDonald’s and KFC, which have thousands of restaurants across the country, have been easy targets in the past for boycotts by Chinese consumers. Photo: Reuters Prominent brands like McDonald’s and KFC, which have thousands of restaurants across the country, have been easy targets in the past for boycotts by Chinese consumers. Photo: Reuters
Prominent brands like McDonald’s and KFC, which have thousands of restaurants across the country, have been easy targets in the past for boycotts by Chinese consumers. Photo: Reuters

Will Chinese President Xi Jinping promote boycotts of US brands like Coca-Cola and McDonald’s?

If he does it could be damaging to the local economy as the China operations of all-American brands are co-owned by state-backed firms

Topic |   US-China trade war
Prominent brands like McDonald’s and KFC, which have thousands of restaurants across the country, have been easy targets in the past for boycotts by Chinese consumers. Photo: Reuters Prominent brands like McDonald’s and KFC, which have thousands of restaurants across the country, have been easy targets in the past for boycotts by Chinese consumers. Photo: Reuters
Prominent brands like McDonald’s and KFC, which have thousands of restaurants across the country, have been easy targets in the past for boycotts by Chinese consumers. Photo: Reuters
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