American tech sector frets as US-China trade tensions simmer

As US-China trade tensions ratchet up, the technology sector is fretting over the potential for collateral damage to one of America’s most important export industries.

The tech industry is not directly affected by the new tariffs unveiled by the Trump administration which aim to target Beijing for unfair trade practices failure to protect intellectual property.

But some industry leaders fear tech will be dragged into the dispute, with the potential to impact the estimated US$3 trillion (S$3.9 trillion) industry in which the United States and China are key players.

Read More – The Straits Times

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