A woman passes by ZTE booth during Big Data Expo in Guiyang. Photo: EPA-EFE

Chinese companies are spending millions on lobbyists to fend off threats from Donald Trump and shield themselves from effects of trade war

  • Chinese companies’ decisions to hire lobbyists have been driven in part by looking at what has happened to Huawei and ZTE over the last year
Topic |   Huawei

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A woman passes by ZTE booth during Big Data Expo in Guiyang. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump are expected to meet for the first time since December at the G20 summit next week in Japan. Photo: Kyodo

As trade war continues, are the US and Chinese economies heading for a messy divorce?

  • Separation is under way in manufacturing, technology and investment, and while it predates the trade war, the Trump tariffs have acted as turbo-boosters
  • Unconfirmed reports that Apple may move part of its manufacturing out of China fuel suspicion the two nations will increasingly go their separate ways
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump are expected to meet for the first time since December at the G20 summit next week in Japan. Photo: Kyodo
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