A scientist holds silicon wafers, which are used in the production of semiconductors. Investments by Chinese firms in the American semiconductor and technology hardware segments dropped last year to US$203.4 million from US$1.03 billion. Photo: Shutterstock

Trade war is killing overseas investment by Chinese, US tech companies, analysts say

  • Clash over tech could lead to future research split between Silicon Valley, Shenzhen
  • Chinese investment in US semiconductor, hardware segments dropped by nearly five times in 2018
Topic |   Huawei

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A scientist holds silicon wafers, which are used in the production of semiconductors. Investments by Chinese firms in the American semiconductor and technology hardware segments dropped last year to US$203.4 million from US$1.03 billion. Photo: Shutterstock
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Beijing’s efforts to attract Chinese talent back to its shores and to grow its science and technology talent pool have cooled off as the trade war with the US has heated up. Photo: Handout

US-China trade war suspicions have had chilling effect on Beijing’s Thousand Talents Plan

  • Once a call home to thousands of Chinese overseas, scheme is overshadowed by mistrust as conflicts over tariffs and politics poison well of goodwill
Topic |   Two Sessions 2019 (Lianghui)

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Beijing’s efforts to attract Chinese talent back to its shores and to grow its science and technology talent pool have cooled off as the trade war with the US has heated up. Photo: Handout
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