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EU proposes new regulation to stem Chinese state aid

Following several Chinese acquisitions in European ports in recent years, among other things, the EU Commission is now playing out an instrument to ensure that foreign state aid does not undermine competition among European companies.

EU's konkurrencekommissær, Margrethe Vestager, vil ikke længere tillade unfair konkurrence fra kinesisk statstøttede selskaber når det for eksempel gælder opkøb af havneterminaler i Europa. | Photo: Yves Herman/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

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The list of Chinese-owned or partly-owned ports in Europe has grown in recent years.

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