China has been tightening the screws since last Saturday to get ” Documents, data, materials and things related to security and national interests It can be considered espionage. Analysts point out that the law’s deliberately vague text is subject to many interpretations, knowing that the legislation does not specify what types of data, documents, and materials are specifically related to national security.
One thing is certain, experts add, the law will apply at all levels of society and across all sectors. In the viewfinder, first of all, the Chinese. The law will serve as a deterrent to all Chinese citizens who do business with foreign nationals or entities.
Fear of tightening controls on foreign companies
China pointed to the fact that similar laws already existed elsewhere in the world and that it had the right to “ Protecting national security Despite its assurances that it will respect the rule of law, many foreign companies also fear tighter controls. Earlier this year, searches and questionings on the Chinese premises of two US companies sent panic in the business community. The main fear of those involved, however, is that the measure Some common business activities are now considered espionage.
Foreign governments have not publicly expressed concerns about their own citizens, with the exception of the United States, whose relations with China have been strained.
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