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Danish pension giants hold on to Chinese government bonds

Danish pension companies continue to invest in Chinese government bonds despite the fact that China has once again attracted international attention for its internment and monitoring of an ethnic minority.

MP Pension CEO Jens Munch Holst. | Photo: PR/MP Pension

Danish pension companies are not above investing in Chinese governmental bonds despite the fact that the country has once again attracted international attention for the internment and monitoring of the Muslim Uyghur minority in the region of Xinjiang, writes Danish business daily Børsen.

"It is with great concern that MP Pension observes the information that has emerged on the internment of the Muslim minority in China. China is known to violate human rights in several areas and as investors we have to relate to this dilemma. On the other hand, China is a huge market that we're unable to ignore from an investment perspective, bearing in mind our members' pension savings," MP Pension Chief Executive Officer Jens Munch Holst writes in an email to Børsen.

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