US President Joe Biden speaks with reporters in Washington on Friday, after several departments in his administration issued advisories warning American businesses about risks to their operations and activities in Hong Kong. Photo: EPA/Bloomberg US President Joe Biden speaks with reporters in Washington on Friday, after several departments in his administration issued advisories warning American businesses about risks to their operations and activities in Hong Kong. Photo: EPA/Bloomberg
US President Joe Biden speaks with reporters in Washington on Friday, after several departments in his administration issued advisories warning American businesses about risks to their operations and activities in Hong Kong. Photo: EPA/Bloomberg

Latest US sanctions on Hong Kong draw a collective shrug from analysts

  • ‘They’re running out of things to do,’ former US consul general in Hong Kong says after seven deputy directors in the Hong Kong Liaison Office are sanctioned
  • Moves are seen as symbolic, with White House caught between pressure to respond to Beijing’s clampdown and a business community still seeking market access

Topic |   US-China relations
US President Joe Biden speaks with reporters in Washington on Friday, after several departments in his administration issued advisories warning American businesses about risks to their operations and activities in Hong Kong. Photo: EPA/Bloomberg US President Joe Biden speaks with reporters in Washington on Friday, after several departments in his administration issued advisories warning American businesses about risks to their operations and activities in Hong Kong. Photo: EPA/Bloomberg
US President Joe Biden speaks with reporters in Washington on Friday, after several departments in his administration issued advisories warning American businesses about risks to their operations and activities in Hong Kong. Photo: EPA/Bloomberg
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