Civitas, the cross-party think tank, has called on the UK to pursue a “partial decoupling of its economic relationship with China”. The think-tank said that 90 out of 112 investments made by China in the UK are state-owned or linked to the Communist Party. Civitas stated: “Partial decoupling has become a necessity. It is as much about avoiding losses as generating benefits. Future UK decoupling legislation would insulate against the challenges posed by current dependence on China. In an increasingly unpredictable world and faced with the rapid rise of China to pre-eminence, it is vital that post-Brexit Britain is resilient, dynamic and able to stand on its own two feet.”
Read more: The Daily Telegraph
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