Wang Zaixi, vice-director of the State Council's Taiwan Affairs Office, warned Taiwan that China would not abide investors profiting from mainland investments and lending support to Taiwan independence at the same time. Cross-strait investment grew over 10% year on year in the January to May period, suggesting Taiwan's investors were taking ongoing mercurial politics in their stride. Speaking to a group of Taiwanese investors meeting in Hangzhou, Wang said it would be dangerous for Taiwan to assume the mainland would tolerate separatist activities because to do otherwise would risk hurting China's economy, or to assume the mainland would choose to avoid a confrontation ahead of the Olympic Games.
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