FILE PHOTO: Memory chip parts of U.S. memory chip maker Micron Technology are pictured at their booth at an industrial fair in Frankfurt, Germany, July 14, 2015. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo
Tom Holland
Opinion

Opinion

Abacus by Tom Holland

China’s wrong, the US can kill off Huawei. But here’s why it won’t

  • Chinese claims that Huawei can prosper without the US are given the lie by Beijing’s past attempts to foster innovation
  • But it’s in Trump’s interests to reach a deal

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FILE PHOTO: Memory chip parts of U.S. memory chip maker Micron Technology are pictured at their booth at an industrial fair in Frankfurt, Germany, July 14, 2015. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo
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Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

Why China shouldn’t retaliate against US firms after Huawei ban

  • Blacklisting the tech giant from buying American-made software and parts points to a sinister effort by Washington to halt China’s technological growth.
  • But Beijing would be wise not to follow suit.

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