Tencent’s headquarters in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, on October 12, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
Tencent’s headquarters in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, on October 12, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg

China tech crackdown: fresh antitrust fines on Alibaba and Tencent signal continued scrutiny in 2022

  • Another round of fines on Alibaba, Tencent and Bilibili over the failure to disclose 13 deals signals a continued hard line on antitrust this year
  • Fines related to past deals have become routine in Beijing’s effort to reign in the influence and expansion of Big Tech firms in the past year

Tencent’s headquarters in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, on October 12, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
Tencent’s headquarters in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, on October 12, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
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