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China’s push for self-reliance meets reality of global trade networks

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping’s push for home-grown innovation underlines the urgency of core technology development
  • China’s biggest imports are electronics, industrial machinery, and information and communication services
Topic |   US-China relations

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Illustration: Brian Wang
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Nations are facing pressure from the US to avoid using Huawei equipment in their 5G networks. Photo: Reuters

Huawei ban: why Asian countries are shunning Trump’s blacklist despite concerns about China’s influence

  • Fears are growing throughout Asia that a clash of superpowers will end up hurting smaller nations
  • Trump’s decision to blacklist Huawei, one of China’s most strategically important companies, has roiled global markets
Topic |   Huawei

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Nations are facing pressure from the US to avoid using Huawei equipment in their 5G networks. Photo: Reuters
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