US censure of China's trade practices has reached a new high point under the Trump administration, with Beijing now being annoyed more than ever after Washington ordered an investigation into alleged intellectual property rights violations.
The White House plans to use emergency laws to curb Chinese investments in US technologies. Originally meant to fight rogue states and terrorism, the laws allow the president to block transactions and seize assets.
The US has accused Beijing of forcing US firms to share their intellectual property with Chinese state-owned companies. The decision is set to escalate global trade tensions.
US President Donald Trump has announced a raft of new tariffs against China over intellectual-property violations, targeting more than 100 different Chinese goods and potentially inviting a fierce response from Beijing.
Intellectual property (IP) is back in focus as US President Donald Trump slaps wide-ranging tariffs on China for allegedly stealing American technology and IP, and eroding US firms' competitive edge.
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