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If the Chinese police or military intervenes in Hong Kong in September 2019, how many G20 countries will impose economic sanctions on China within a month?

Another metaculus question asks whether the Chinese police or military will intervene in Hong Kong in September 2019. This raises the question of what will happen if China does intervene in Hong Kong.

One possible consequence is economic sanctions imposed on China by other countries.

Question: How many G20 countries will say they impose economic sanctions on China because of its intervention in Hong Kong in September 2019, within a month of said intervention?

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  • This question resolves ambiguous if the sister question resolves negative or ambiguous.
  • This question closes when the sister question resolves.
  • To count, a government, member of a government or head of state of a G20 country has to publicly declare that their country is "imposing economic sanctions on China as a result of their intervention in Hong Kong" or some equivalent paraphrase, within a month of the event triggering the sister question's positive resolution.
  • If no such declaration has been found wihtin 45 days of the event, this question resolves at value zero.
  • As of writing, wikipedia says G20 countries are: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the European Union, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.


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