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Profit or principle is the hard choice for foreign companies in China

First published: Financial Times 30/03/2020

Business risks for foreign companies in China are increasing after the recent exchange of sanctions between Beijing and western governments. The immediate problem is the row engulfing firms with a presence in or ties to Xinjiang province, amid allegations of forced labour, human rights abuses and genocide. Many firms are getting embroiled in a debate about profit versus principle, probably forcing them to choose between aligning with the governance system propagated by China and that of their home countries. Read on…..