International Trade and World Market

Trump’s Orders on WeChat and TikTok Are Uncertain. That May Be the Point.

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s sudden decision late Thursday to restrict two popular Chinese social media services from the United States has created confusion about how broad the bans on doing business with

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TikTok, Trump and an Impulse to Act as C.E.O. to Corporate America

Mr. Trump’s antipathy toward many news organizations has led him to repeatedly threaten to interfere with media companies’ operations. He twice urged regulators to examine taking away the “license” from NBC, though

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U.K. Bans Huawei From 5G Network, Raising Tensions With China

“American sanctions left the U.K. with little choice,” said Priya Guha, a former British diplomat who represented the country’s interests in Silicon Valley. “There was a bit of checkmate by the U.S.”

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U.K. Bans Huawei From 5G Network, Raising Tensions With China

“American sanctions left the U.K. with little choice,” said Priya Guha, a former British diplomat who represented the country’s interests in Silicon Valley. “There was a bit of checkmate by the U.S.”

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Lawmakers Push to Invest Billions in Semiconductor Industry to Counter China

“One of the biggest weaknesses in the American economy is the decline of our scientific and innovation industrial base, and we must invest in academic institutions and industries to rebuild it,” Mr.

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Trump Administration Escalates Global Fight Over Taxing Tech

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said on Tuesday that it would open an investigation into taxes on digital commerce that have been adopted or proposed in nine countries and the European Union,

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U.S. Is Using Taiwan as a Pressure Point in Tech Fight With China

The Trump administration has for years sparred with China over tariff threats, technology and the terms of their trade deal. But in a pair of actions last week, the administration escalated those

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U.S. Delivers Another Blow to Huawei With New Tech Restrictions

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration issued new rules Friday that will bar Huawei and its suppliers from using American technology and software, a significant escalation in its battle with the Chinese telecom

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T.S.M.C. Is Set to Build a U.S. Chip Facility, a Win for Trump

SAN FRANCISCO — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has agreed to build an advanced chip factory in the United States, in a response to the Trump administration’s growing concerns about the security of

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