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$5 billion Intel deal scrapped after China dragged out regulatory approval

Aug 22, 2023
Intel recently scrapped a $5 billion deal to buy an Israeli semiconductor manufacturer — primarily because China dragged its feet on giving the regulatory green light for the deal.
Intel's semiconductors are found in electronic devices around the globe.
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China's economy is slowing. Is the political economy to blame?

Aug 9, 2023
Adam Posen of the Peterson Institute says that implementation of the zero-COVID policies made people feel "very insecure."
According to Adam Posen, it's been difficult for China's leaders to re-establish trust after the implementation of zero-COVID. "We've already seen leaders from the Communist Party around President Xi Jingping say, 'Oh, no, we want a vibrant private sector in China, said Posen. "But it's hard to be credible once you get to that point."
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About 200 Chinese firms are at risk of getting kicked off the Nasdaq and NYSE

Aug 3, 2022
The companies must let American regulators inspect their financial audits, a fight that stretches over 20 years.
The Luckin coffee chain was initially seen as a high-tech Starbucks killer before it was forced to delist from the Nasdaq over fraud charges.
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What has the U.S.-China trade war achieved?

Feb 25, 2022
The U.S. and China have been engaged in a trade war for nearly four years. What's the scorecard?
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As U.S. and China bicker over flights, the market "is dead"

Feb 16, 2022
The two countries canceled 44 flights, tit-for-tat style, in January. But few people are flying between the U.S. and China anyway.
China canceled 44 flights — including from Delta, United and American — from the U.S. in January. In response, the U.S. canceled 44 flights from Chinese carriers.
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The latest arena of US-China confrontation: international tech standards

May 20, 2021
China has increased its participation in setting global technological standards. Some in the U.S. are concerned. Should they be?
There are rules that companies around the world follow so their devices can work together and compete together. The U.S. and China have both become increasingly aggressive in trying to influence these rules.
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