In his new role, Xiao Yaqing will have control over key issues, from the licensing of new technologies to electric cars and China’s 5G communication network development. Photo: Reuters In his new role, Xiao Yaqing will have control over key issues, from the licensing of new technologies to electric cars and China’s 5G communication network development. Photo: Reuters
In his new role, Xiao Yaqing will have control over key issues, from the licensing of new technologies to electric cars and China’s 5G communication network development. Photo: Reuters

China’s ministry at the forefront of US technology rivalry gets a new chief

  • Xiao Yaqing will take over from current Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) head Miao Wei, who has reached the retirement age
  • The 61-year-old will have control over key issues, from the licensing of new technologies to electric cars, and China’s 5G communication network development

Topic |   China economy
In his new role, Xiao Yaqing will have control over key issues, from the licensing of new technologies to electric cars and China’s 5G communication network development. Photo: Reuters In his new role, Xiao Yaqing will have control over key issues, from the licensing of new technologies to electric cars and China’s 5G communication network development. Photo: Reuters
In his new role, Xiao Yaqing will have control over key issues, from the licensing of new technologies to electric cars and China’s 5G communication network development. Photo: Reuters
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