Britons alarmed by china’s growing investment

The visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to UK has been overshadowed by concerns about China’s growing investment in key sectors of the British economy.

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s trip aims to cement deals giving Britain a vast new pool of investment and China greater access to European markets. But as the Chinese leader was welcomed as an honored guest at Buckingham Palace and the UK Parliament, critics warned that Britain was taking a risk by courting Beijing so aggressively.

Some British politicians, businessmen and union members are alarmed by growing Chinese competition in areas such as UK’s steel production.

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