Advertisement for the Huawei Mate 30 phone, which boasts of its own chips and operating system with reportedly no US parts, is seen at a trade expo in Beijing on October 31. Companies subject to US sanctions, such as ZTE and Huawei, have ramped up the development of in-house substitutes for US components. Photo: AP
Aidan Yao
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Aidan Yao

The trade war has pushed China towards further globalisation, domestic technology development and policy reforms

  • China’s trade war with the US could hold back technological development and sow distrust between the world’s two biggest economies. But Beijing has used the rivalry as an opportunity to open up to other countries and stimulate domestic innovation
Advertisement for the Huawei Mate 30 phone, which boasts of its own chips and operating system with reportedly no US parts, is seen at a trade expo in Beijing on October 31. Companies subject to US sanctions, such as ZTE and Huawei, have ramped up the development of in-house substitutes for US components. Photo: AP
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