The Chinese boycott of H&M and other international brands was sparked by rising Chinese nationalism. Photo: AP
The Chinese boycott of H&M and other international brands was sparked by rising Chinese nationalism. Photo: AP
Josephine Ma
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Josephine Ma

Is China in danger of losing control of its rising nationalism?

  • After years of Beijing’s encouragement of patriotic sentiment, online protests against international brands are no surprise
  • But there is a risk that it may go off track, with domestic nationalism potentially having an impact on foreign policy

The Chinese boycott of H&M and other international brands was sparked by rising Chinese nationalism. Photo: AP
The Chinese boycott of H&M and other international brands was sparked by rising Chinese nationalism. Photo: AP
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