[unable to retrieve full-text content]Washington’s threats of financial sanctions against Chinese individuals who were involved in formulating the Hong Kong national security law and Chinese banks that do business with them, as well as officials and institutions that took part in alleged crimes in Xinjiang, has rung alarm bells in both Hong Kong and Beijing.While the United States is unlikely to use the “nuclear option” of cutting Chinese banks off completely from the global US dollar payments system, at least for now, the reality…
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