The Long Winter: Bracing for a Protracted US-China Cold War

Greetings from Hong Kong. Clay Chandler here, filling in for Alan with CEO Daily’s weekly Sino-Saturday edition. The rift between the world’s two largest economies widened further this week: On Friday, China announced plans to create an “unreliable entities list” to ban foreign companies or people who “do not follow market rules, violate the spirit […]

Trump’s Huawei Ban: A Bane for Apple?

Greetings from Hong Kong. Clay Chandler, filling in for Alan, with CEO Daily’s weekly Sino-Saturday edition. When the Trump administration slapped punitive tariffs on Chinese imports last July, Apple was the only major American tech firm granted an exemption. Because US consumers are so addicted to their iPhones, and because so many Chinese workers are […]

Huawei: Hundred Billion Dollar Troll

The Financial Times reported earlier this week that Chinese telecom equipment manufacturing giant Huawei Technology has hired top-drawer Washington public relations group Burson Cohn & Wolfe to “help it make its case in the US following months of media and political scrutiny.” One wonders where those spin doctors were on Thursday when Huawei summoned global […]