A video screen outside a shopping centre in Beijing showing Chinese President Xi Jinping speaking. Photo: AP Photo
A video screen outside a shopping centre in Beijing showing Chinese President Xi Jinping speaking. Photo: AP Photo

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What China’s strict new data export guidelines mean to international businesses

  • Proposed guidelines for firms transferring data outside China’s borders, including to Hong Kong and Macau, are more wide-ranging than expected, said experts
  • The draft rules oblige all companies that process data gathered in China to conduct a self-review on the risks of data export

A video screen outside a shopping centre in Beijing showing Chinese President Xi Jinping speaking. Photo: AP Photo
A video screen outside a shopping centre in Beijing showing Chinese President Xi Jinping speaking. Photo: AP Photo
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