US and Chinese national flags are hung outside a hotel in Beijing in November 2012. Photo: AP

US senators want Trump probe of China’s new corporate social credit system

  • Lawmakers fear programme could be used to coerce US firms to move research activities to China, hand over technology or support Chinese policies
  • Citing NBA tweet controversy, senators say system would further normalise Beijing’s ability to influence opinion toward foreign companies
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US and Chinese national flags are hung outside a hotel in Beijing in November 2012. Photo: AP
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