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Treat Chinese investments fairly, says official

While it is understandable that governments want to review foreign investments, they should do so fairly, a senior Chinese official has said, amid growing scrutiny of Chinese investments in some countries, including the United States and in Europe.

Mr Xiao Yaqing, who heads the state assets regulator, the State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission, also said foreign firms were welcome to take part in the reform of Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 11, 2018, with the headline 'Treat Chinese investments fairly, says official'. Print Edition | Subscribe