The number of business travellers from the Chinese mainland to the US has dropped, data shows. Photo: Getty Images/AFP

Another trade war toll: number of mainland Chinese business travellers to US drops

  • The decline in business visits follows a drop in tourist arrivals from China in 2018, the first in 15 years
  • ‘Many Chinese executives wanted to invest in the US, but they increasingly stay away from US because they don’t think they are welcome here,’ analyst says
Topic |   US-China trade war

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The number of business travellers from the Chinese mainland to the US has dropped, data shows. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
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The infusion of venture capital from Chinese and American investors into the other nation’s start-ups is slowing. Photo: AP

Start-ups are caught in middle of US-China tech cold war as investors pull back

  • Chinese venture capital investment in the US plummets amid more stringent regulations in Washington along with a slowdown of China’s economy
  • The trade war and other tensions are starting to affect early-stage investment patterns and start-up innovation
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The infusion of venture capital from Chinese and American investors into the other nation’s start-ups is slowing. Photo: AP
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