Chinese economist Li Daokui said Beijing could limit American access to medicines if it was starved further of semiconductors. Photo: David Wong Chinese economist Li Daokui said Beijing could limit American access to medicines if it was starved further of semiconductors. Photo: David Wong
Chinese economist Li Daokui said Beijing could limit American access to medicines if it was starved further of semiconductors. Photo: David Wong

China could weaponise drug exports to retaliate against US chip restrictions, Beijing adviser says

  • High-profile economist Li Daokui says Beijing could restrict drug exports to the US if the Trump administration was to cut China’s access to semiconductors
  • Washington has been ratcheting up attacks on Chinese tech firms, including starving Huawei of components made by American companies

Topic |   US-China relations
Chinese economist Li Daokui said Beijing could limit American access to medicines if it was starved further of semiconductors. Photo: David Wong Chinese economist Li Daokui said Beijing could limit American access to medicines if it was starved further of semiconductors. Photo: David Wong
Chinese economist Li Daokui said Beijing could limit American access to medicines if it was starved further of semiconductors. Photo: David Wong
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