In China, foreign business circles are kept under strict surveillance
Public police raids on the Chinese premises of three US groups: consulting giant Bain & Co in March, audit specialist Mintz in April and Capvision, a specialist in advice and connections, in May. The latter is accused of “disclosing sensitive internal information, state secrets and intelligence”. [du renseignement],
Beijing’s recent crackdown has caused a strong wind of concern within the foreign affairs community in China. “We feel since the 20th Congress [du Parti communiste chinois, qui a vu en octobre Xi Jinping raffermir son emprise] That power wants to send a clear message to the United States, so that it can better control its narrative, and this requires an even stronger politicization, especially of the economy”, said a French expatriate.