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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