Some of the foreign booths at the China Hi-Tech Fair 2019. Photo: Coco Feng

Shenzhen tech fair a window into how Chinese firms are reducing reliance on US, reaching out to Europe

  • The reduced US presence was made up for elsewhere, with a record 44 foreign delegations attending
  • As trade tensions escalate, Washington has curtailed China’s access to American technology, prompting some mainland companies to reach out to Europe
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Some of the foreign booths at the China Hi-Tech Fair 2019. Photo: Coco Feng
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US President Donald Trump speaking in New York on Tuesday. Photo: AP

China warned of ‘substantial’ trade war tariff increases by US President Donald Trump if deal is not reached

  • In a speech in New York, the US president reiterates that scheduled 15 per cent tariffs will be imposed on December 15 if a deal is not reached
  • Interim agreement expected to include a US pledge to scrap tariffs scheduled for December 15 on about US$156 billion worth of Chinese imports
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US President Donald Trump speaking in New York on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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