China’s Ministry of Commerce on Saturday published new guidelines for countering “unjustified” laws and limitations imposed by overseas countries on Chinese businesses and citizens, as economic relations involving Beijing and Washington deteriorate.
The policies on “unjustified more-territorial software of international legislation” were posted on department’s web page and recognized a “working mechanism” to assess the authorized implications of these types of incidents.
According to the notice, a Chinese man or woman or organisation that is limited by international laws from “engaging in usual economic, trade and related action with a third State or its citizens,” could report it to the commerce department in 30 days.
The commerce division will then assess a scenario for its possible violation of global law, influence on China’s sovereignty and national security, and influence on Chinese citizens.
When a citizen or other organisation “suffers sizeable losses” from non-compliance with overseas legislation, “relevant authorities departments may