More regulatory oversight by Beijing could amplify uncertainties in China’s tech sector. Illustration: Shutterstock More regulatory oversight by Beijing could amplify uncertainties in China’s tech sector. Illustration: Shutterstock
More regulatory oversight by Beijing could amplify uncertainties in China’s tech sector. Illustration: Shutterstock
Zhou Xin
Opinion

Opinion

Zhou Xin

China tech wades through uncharted waters as old trust comes under new scrutiny

  • When trust between Beijing and Washington thins, as it has of late, the fragility of the corporate structure underpinning China’s tech listings is an elephant in the room
  • Beijing is unlikely to explicitly ban variable interest entities (VIEs) as long as China needs foreign capital, but more regulatory oversight could amplify uncertainties

More regulatory oversight by Beijing could amplify uncertainties in China’s tech sector. Illustration: Shutterstock More regulatory oversight by Beijing could amplify uncertainties in China’s tech sector. Illustration: Shutterstock
More regulatory oversight by Beijing could amplify uncertainties in China’s tech sector. Illustration: Shutterstock
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Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin now leads the technology news team at the Post following stints as Political Economy Editor and Deputy China Editor. He has previously worked for Reuters and Bloomberg in Beijing.