US President Donald Trump’s campaign to crack down on what he calls China’s intellectual property theft has been fortified by proposed rules that would expand US oversight of foreign entities’ acquisitions of American companies in such technology sectors as artificial intelligence and biotech. Photo: AP

US plans to restrict foreign investments in AI and biotech may curb China’s tech ambitions

  • Commerce Department proposes to expand review of foreign merger and acquisition deals to emerging technology sectors
  • New rules come as Trump administration increasingly regards China as primary national security threat
Topic |   US-China relations

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US President Donald Trump’s campaign to crack down on what he calls China’s intellectual property theft has been fortified by proposed rules that would expand US oversight of foreign entities’ acquisitions of American companies in such technology sectors as artificial intelligence and biotech. Photo: AP
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Jodi Xu Klein

Jodi Xu Klein

Jodi Xu Klein is an award-winning business journalist with 20 years of experience. She joined the Post in 2017, after a decade based in the US reporting for The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. She was part of the Time Magazine team that won the Henry R. Luce Award, breaking the China SARS story.