The White House has issued an Executive Order on Addressing the Threat from Securities Investments that Finance Certain Companies of the People’s Republic of China, expanding on the existing ban on investing in certain Chinese companies. This Executive Order addresses the use of Chinese surveillance technology in facilitating human rights abuses and repression around the world.
The US will have the power to prohibit US persons investing in Chinese companies that may be seen to undermine its security or democratic values. The Executive Order identifies 59 prohibited entities in its Annex.
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