The global digital economy largely lacks a unified legal framework. Photo: Shutterstock
The global digital economy largely lacks a unified legal framework. Photo: Shutterstock

China seeks greater role in setting international rules for digital economy

  • Foreign vice-minister Xie Feng criticises US efforts to use global legal framework to contain China as he signals Beijing’s desire to set standards
  • The country has become a major player in the sphere, but strict data transfer rules and concerns over intellectual property have been criticised in the West

Topic |   US-China relations
The global digital economy largely lacks a unified legal framework. Photo: Shutterstock
The global digital economy largely lacks a unified legal framework. Photo: Shutterstock
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