A Chinese flag hangs from a pole near the Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. headquarters in Shanghai, China, on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg A Chinese flag hangs from a pole near the Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. headquarters in Shanghai, China, on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
A Chinese flag hangs from a pole near the Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. headquarters in Shanghai, China, on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg

2020 was a tumultuous year for China’s tech sector as US tensions loomed large for Huawei, TikTok and WeChat

  • Under pressure from Washington, Beijing fast-tracked domestic semiconductor development
  • Beijing pushed ahead with 5G network roll-outs, determined to take a lead in the next generation mobile technology

Topic |   US-China tech war
A Chinese flag hangs from a pole near the Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. headquarters in Shanghai, China, on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg A Chinese flag hangs from a pole near the Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. headquarters in Shanghai, China, on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
A Chinese flag hangs from a pole near the Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. headquarters in Shanghai, China, on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
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