While Covid-19 has dominated news for much of the year — and understandably so, as people and businesses fight for their survival — a larger, longer-lasting problem has been unfolding in the background, which many businesses will soon need...
U.S.-China relations have not been so tense since before President Jimmy Carter and Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping agreed to exchange ambassadors in 1979. Attitudes have hardened especially in the last two months, in part because of the Covid-19 pandemic, and...
Apptutti's Daniel Camilo discusses the disparity between perception and reality in the world's most regulated games market. From the outside, the Chinese games market may appear obtuse and impenetrable; despite being the largest mobile market in the world, it's burdened...
Mohammed bin Salman knows how to command an audience. One year ago, the charismatic 32-year-old heir to the Saudi throne had four of Silicon Valley’s biggest celebrity investors — Sam Altman, Marc Andreessen, Peter Thiel, and Vinod Khosla — seated couchside...
China's politics are such that China's ruler is in no position to negotiate in good faith with the United States. There was virtually no progress on “structural” issues in the just-concluded U.S.-China trade talks in Beijing, and unfortunately there won’t...
When Donald Trump first threatened a trade war with China shortly after assuming the presidency, the consensus around the world was that it was typical bluff and bluster. As per the common wisdom, authoritarian political-economies are far more resilient...
The trade war may be hurting China more than the U.S., but by spring, China could be looking up as the U.S. slows, particularly if the friction continues, economists said. According to Bank of America Merrill Lynch economists, the China...
The country’s a long way from achieving its targets; staying open to foreign competition is a better way to climb the technology ladder. China’s industrial ambitions have the U.S. on edge. But what has actually come of its plans for...
More and more countries are choosing to ink agreements with China on its trillion dollar Belt and Road initiative, a global infrastructure push aiming to recreate the glory days of China's ancient Silk Road trade routes. Key points: The language...
A public comment period on the possibility of new tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese goods ended Thursday. The U.S. has been talking with China about trade barriers and tariffs but China hasn't "really joined the conversation...

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