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Trump bans US investment in Chinese military-linked firms

Trump bans US investment in Chinese military-linked firms

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U.S. President Donald Trump has stepped up a conflict with China over security and technology by issuing an order barring Americans from investing in companies that U.S. officials say are owned or controlled by the Chinese militaryBy JOE McDONALD AP Business WriterNovember 13, 2020, 10:09 AM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleBEIJING -- U.S. President Donald Trump has stepped up a conflict with China over security and technology by barring Americans from investing in companies that U.S. officials say are owned or controlled by the Chinese military.The Chinese government accused Washington of misusing national security as an excuse to hamper competition and warned Friday that Trump's order would hurt U.S. and other investors worldwide.The impact of Thursday's orde...