Riley Walters: Chinese Tech Companies Getting ‘The Heavy Hand’ From Beijing

NTD Staff
By NTD Staff
August 12, 2021Full Episodesshare

The Chinese Communist Party is reining in its tech companies. But is it for control, finance, or politics? We speak with Riley Walters, deputy director of the Japan Chair at the Hudson Institute. He is an expert on macroeconomics.

We learn more about the reason why Chinese leader Xi Jinping and his government would want to take companies like Tencent and Alibaba down a notch, as well as what it means for the investors in America and around the world, and for the future of U.S.–China engagement and competition.

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