Although a phase one trade deal has been agreed, there is rising fear in the US over China’s ambitions to become a global leader in strategic technologies, such as AI and 5G. Photo: AP

China’s tech companies have had a rough 2019 but will the US be the long-term loser amid ongoing stand-off?

  • Putting companies like Huawei on the trade blacklist has exposed China’s soft underbelly – its reliance on foreign technology as part of a global supply chain
  • Beijing now wants to create a road to self-sufficiency, even if this means a certain amount of ‘reinventing the wheel’
Topic |   US-China tech war
Although a phase one trade deal has been agreed, there is rising fear in the US over China’s ambitions to become a global leader in strategic technologies, such as AI and 5G. Photo: AP
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