the world Would be able to not as it is, would have been the agenda item at today's meeting of the Federal Cabinet. He says: "amendment to the foreign trade regulation". Sounds like a little thing, after the adjusting screw is to adjust to a matter of form, or the Closing of a Loophole. Much more is behind it.
You can read the amendment to the foreign trade and payments regulation as an expression of a new Self-consciousness, of a national industrial policy have not prevented many governments and has always been, because "national" fits to a country that his well mainly the Export owes. This Reform is a Waking up from a naive dream in which this economy could get their prosperity on decades indicates, however, if the policy would be pretty out of touch with everything.
In the core is to strengthen the government, the rules according to which investors from Non-EU countries shares of domestic companies can buy. So far, this was largely a private matter of the company. Only in the case of Acquisition of more than 25 per cent and, under very special conditions, authorities were able to review the acquisition plans and in the final analysis. In the future, the government may examine the case of a transfer of only ten percent of the shares – the company is concerned but still even if related to security issues, so arms making, for example.
Critical infrastructure in China's Hand?
The amended regulation applies of course to all of you, but it is clearly aimed at China, which makes not-so-new economy super. An occasion for the efforts of the state-owned electricity grid operator SGCC to take over parts of the company, 50Hertz, which is the high-voltage network operates in the whole of Eastern Germany and in Hamburg.
In the security agencies was some of the officials badly at the thought that of the Communist party of China-controlled group, with around one Million employees of on top of in Germany so-important "critical infrastructure". To The Right. For too long has been in this country, hide from the (Re-)rise of the country, you would wish well in many fields – business, science, to culture – as a Partner. But better not as the owner, landlord, inspector.
On Tuesday, the President reminded Xi Jinping in the Great hall of the people on the "Opening" in his country 40 years ago. He said, "no one can dictate to the Chinese people what to do or not to do". But who wants that? In light of Donald Trump's arguably not even.
However, the Xi believes in, the national tonality of the control system in the multi-ethnic state. His administration perfected using the most advanced technologies – also from Germany – the Surveillance of citizens, has installed party cadres in almost every company.
Xi is presented abroad as the keepers of the free world trade. And it's true: While Germany builds up its market entry hurdles for foreign investors, especially, China. The reason is that Xi is no longer in need of such regulations, in order to maintain control, as his KP now has insight into each company and each family. So strong is the state it is now.More about
Stricter rules, Federal government, foreign company wants to Takeovers complicate
The Trouble about the gambler's ruin Trump, the fear of the cold-blooded power politics of Vladimir Putin in this country obscures the greater threat to the free democratic basic order in a long time. The economic policy decisions in Berlin will help in Resolving a persistent misunderstanding: Yes, China is "open" for 40 years – in trade-related matters. This has helped Beijing to satisfy the Hunger of many millions of people. Domestically, however, Xi is building up a state in which hardly any other Europeans wanted to live.