Most respondents to the survey said they used WeChat primarily for communication with employees and for marketing. Photo: Reuters Most respondents to the survey said they used WeChat primarily for communication with employees and for marketing. Photo: Reuters
Most respondents to the survey said they used WeChat primarily for communication with employees and for marketing. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump’s WeChat ban could harm revenue, US firms in Shanghai warn

  • US executive order has banned transactions related to the messaging app from mid-September, citing national security
  • American Chamber survey finds almost 90 per cent of companies subject to US law expect operations to be hit if the order applies in China

Topic |   US-China decoupling
Most respondents to the survey said they used WeChat primarily for communication with employees and for marketing. Photo: Reuters Most respondents to the survey said they used WeChat primarily for communication with employees and for marketing. Photo: Reuters
Most respondents to the survey said they used WeChat primarily for communication with employees and for marketing. Photo: Reuters
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