A man uses his smartphone outside a shop selling Huawei products in Beijing on Wednesday. The Chinese tech giant has filed a motion in the US courts challenging the constitutionality of a law that limits its sales of telecoms equipment. Photo: AP
Junhui Qian
Opinion

Opinion

Junhui Qian

By blacklisting Huawei, the US may have triggered a new era of protectionism for China – and the rest of the world

  • Every country is protectionist to some degree, but the US’ determination under Trump to punish China may discourage Beijing from further opening up, and instead encourage an inward turn – and this may well be repeated around the globe

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A man uses his smartphone outside a shop selling Huawei products in Beijing on Wednesday. The Chinese tech giant has filed a motion in the US courts challenging the constitutionality of a law that limits its sales of telecoms equipment. Photo: AP
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