Exclusive: In latest China jab, U.S. drafts list of 89 firms with military ties The Trump administration is close to declaring that 89 Chinese aerospace and other companies have military ties, restricting them from buying a range of U.S. goods and technology, according to a draft copy of the list seen by Reuters. Trump drafts list identifying 89 Chinese firms with military tiesReport would be latest anti-Beijing measure from US Trump administration to add four more Chinese firms to Pentagon blacklistWashington is poised to designate the companies as being backed by China’s military, curbing their access to US investors. Limited impact seen from Trump investment ban on military-linked Chinese firmsPresident Donald Trump's directive barring U.S. investments in Chinese companies linked by Washington to China's military is unlikely to deal the firms a serious blow, experts said, due to its limited scope, uncertainty about the stance of the incoming Bi Breakingviews - Trump fires messy parting shot at BeijingDonald Trump is firing a parting shot at Beijing. To stop more money from flowing into the People’s Republic, the lame-duck U.S. president signed an executive order to block U.S. investment in Chinese companies deemed to be military-backed. The decision Outgoing Trump administration bans investments in Chinese companies it says support China’s militaryThe White House continued to push an economic decoupling with China by banning certain U.S. investments in companies linked to Chinese military Trump bans US investment in Chinese military-linked firmsPresident Donald Trump has stepped up a conflict with China over security and technology by issuing an order barring Americans from investing in companies that U.S. officials say are owned or controlled by the Chinese military Trump bans U.S. investments in firms linked to Chinese militaryThe order could impact some of China's biggest companies, including telecoms firms China Telecom Corp Ltd, China Mobile Ltd and surveillance equipment maker Hikvision.