The Chinese and US national flags hang on a fence at an international school in Beijing. Technology and geopolitics are entwined, and it is conceivable that Washington does not consider its own strategic interests are advanced by helping Beijing towards its own technology goals. Photo: AFP  
Neal Kimberley
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Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

IP and tech control will continue to inflame US-China relations, whatever the outcome of the trade talks

  • Neal Kimberley says investors hoping for a quick resolution of the current stand-off over trade should brace themselves for a protracted conflict, as both countries compete to protect their technological edge and strategic interests

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The Chinese and US national flags hang on a fence at an international school in Beijing. Technology and geopolitics are entwined, and it is conceivable that Washington does not consider its own strategic interests are advanced by helping Beijing towards its own technology goals. Photo: AFP  
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