China may add crypto mining to list of industries that is off-limits to investors

China may add crypto mining to list of industries that is off-limits to investors

Physical Bitcoins. Credit: Flickr/Antana

China has added cryptocurrency mining to a draft list of industries in which investment is restricted or prohibited, although it reduced the number of sectors on the list overall, a document released by the state planner showed on Friday.

The so-called ‘negative list’ details sectors and industries that are off-limits to both Chinese and foreign investors.

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