Hong Kong is not afraid of sanctions of the USA and other countries, said at a press conference on Tuesday, the head of administration of Hong Kong Carrie Lam.
Earlier, the Ministry of Commerce announced the suspension Monday of action preferential trade relations with Hong Kong, including the effect of exceptions to export restrictions. U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo in turn, announced that Washington Monday stops the supply of products for the defence sector and dual-use goods to Hong Kong.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has suspended Monday action preferential treatment with respect to Hong Kong, including the derogations from restrictions on exports, said in published on Tuesday a statement on the Ministry website.
It is noted that the Ministry is studying other measures to eliminate differences in the relationship with Hong Kong and China.