Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

Normally bellicose China’s meek response to US chip restrictions raises eyebrows

  • Beijing typically ‘retaliates fully plus 10 per cent’, but this time it doesn’t seem to have many punitive options
  • ‘It is a puzzle,’ says an American analyst. ‘On everything else, they seem to have skin that’s thinner than Saran Wrap.’

Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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