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THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: How do you see the impact of China's tech crackdown?

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: How do you see the impact of China's tech crackdown?

Victor Mills
Chief Executive
Singapore International Chamber of Commerce

There are a number of agendas at work in China's crackdown on tech companies. The first is a clear desire to regulate and to make sure they do not get so big as to constitute a systemic risk to the economy or undermine national security. It is not just the United States government that is focused on national security and uses it as a reason to act. However, arguably the most important agenda behind the Chinese government's action is to maintain the supremacy of the party in all things and ensure its leading role is not threatened or undermined by fast-growing...

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