China Says US Sanctions Harm International Trade Process

Law360, New York (February 14, 2013, 7:14 PM EST) -- China’s Ministry of Commerce on Wednesday blasted recent U.S. sanctions imposed on four Chinese companies and one individual for running afoul of U.S. law governing dealings with Iran, Syria and North Korea, saying the sanctions disrupt the normal order of international trade.

The ministry's spokesman Shen Danyang said in a statement that such wanton unilateralism by the U.S. towards Chinese enterprises and individuals is irresponsible and added that the U.S. hasn’t provided any evidence to back up its allegations.

The U.S. Department of State announced the...
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