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Business this week

Business this week

Ren Zhengfei, the founder and boss of Huawei, said he was considering selling his company’s 5G technology, which has become a source of tension between America and China. The Chinese maker of telecoms equipment has in effect been locked out of the American roll-out of 5G because of national-security concerns. Mr Zhengfei suggested Huawei would share 5G patents with …

Business this week

Business this week

The Business Roundtable, America’s foremost association of chief executives, caused a stir when it redefined the purpose of a company, ditching the decades-old orthodoxy that increasing shareholder value should be the only objective. Now, the bosses say, companies should also look out for the interests of customers, workers, suppliers and communities, and aim to increase diversity …

US-China trade · Dangerous miscalculations

US-China trade · Dangerous miscalculations

America cannot have a strong economy, a trade war and a weak dollar at the same time SINCE THE trade war began in 2018 the damage done to the global economy has been surprisingly slight. America has grown healthily and the rest of the world has muddled along. But this week the picture darkened as the …