Shock arrest complicates US-China trade talks

China’s embassy in Canada demanded that the US and its neighbour 'rectify wrongdoings' and free Meng Wanzhou, who was arrested over potential violations of US sanctions on Iran

7th December, 2018
Huawei is China's most global tech company. Pic: Getty

China’s embassy in Canada demanded that the US and its neighbour “rectify wrongdoings” and free Meng Wanzhou, who is also deputy chairwoman and the daughter of Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei. Stock markets slid as the episode reignited concerns about US-Chinese tensions.

Meng’s arrest is likely to be regarded back home as an attack on one of China’s foremost corporate champions. While Alibaba and Tencent dominate headlines thanks to flashy growth and...

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