Trade tensions between the US an China take center stage at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas. While tech giant Huawei has a large presence at the show, other Chinese companies are staying away.
The automotive industry is coming under increasing pressure worldwide due to a growing focus on electric mobility, autonomous driving and digital services. Competition from China is also on the rise.
Beijing has condemned US legislation that would stop businesses from selling American-made chips to Huawei and ZTE. US lawmakers described Huawei as an "intelligence-gathering arm of the Chinese Communist Party."
With the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas around the corner market researcher Steve Koenig weighs in on the long-awaited arrival of 5G, the role of data and surprising trends at the world's largest tech trade show.
Despite Washington's efforts, China's trade surplus with the US grew by more than 17 percent in 2018, according to data provided by Beijing. US exports to China grew by less than one percent last year.
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