A US review of a deal made by TikTok’s Chinese owner Beijing ByteDance has sparked calls for more open discussions on national security. Photo: AFP

China, US must discuss national security issues, industry leader says amid reports of TikTok inquiry

  • Legitimate concerns need to be addressed to create ‘as much space for doing businesses as possible’, chairman of American Chamber of Commerce in China says
  • Appeal comes as US reviews Beijing ByteDance Technology’s US$1 billion purchase of American social media app in 2017
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A US review of a deal made by TikTok’s Chinese owner Beijing ByteDance has sparked calls for more open discussions on national security. Photo: AFP
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Laura Zhou

Laura Zhou

Laura Zhou joined the South China Morning Post's Beijing bureau in 2010. She covers China's diplomatic relations and has reported on topics such as Sino-US relations, China-India disputes, and reactions to the North Korea nuclear crisis, as well as other general news.

Orange Wang

Orange Wang

Orange Wang covers the Chinese macroeconomy, and has many years of experience with China's monetary and fiscal policy moves. He also covered global market and financial news for a long time, with a particular focus on new technologies and their influences on economic growth and society. Before joining the South China Morning Post, Orange worked as a Shanghai Correspondent for ET Net, a Hong Kong financial news agency.