US President Donald Trump’s new executive order will ban transactions with eight Chinese apps, including Alipay and WeChat Pay. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump’s new executive order will ban transactions with eight Chinese apps, including Alipay and WeChat Pay. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump’s new executive order will ban transactions with eight Chinese apps, including Alipay and WeChat Pay. Photo: AFP

US-China tech war

China-US tech war: Trump’s ban on Alipay and WeChat Pay another problem for Biden to deal with

  • Joe Biden will be sworn into office in two weeks and it is not clear whether he plans to implement Trump’s new order, which is meant to take effect in 45 days
  • Alipay has more than 1 billion users and 80 million merchants in China but the app was only downloaded 207,000 times in the US last year

Topic |   US-China tech war
US President Donald Trump’s new executive order will ban transactions with eight Chinese apps, including Alipay and WeChat Pay. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump’s new executive order will ban transactions with eight Chinese apps, including Alipay and WeChat Pay. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump’s new executive order will ban transactions with eight Chinese apps, including Alipay and WeChat Pay. Photo: AFP
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