A version of this first appeared in our members-only newsletter on May 18, 2019.
From new moves to lock Huawei out of the US to tightening visa regulations for Chinese nationals, from new tariffs to new Trump tweets, both China and the US are ramping up for another battle after the March cease-fire.
Deal or no deal, the way the world works is changing, and a struggle over values and global preeminence means politics will shape who you can raise money from, market your product to, and sell your company to for a long time.
According to the Rhodium Group:
Foreign direct investment (FDI) from China into the US fell by 84% from 2017 to 2018
Net Chinese FDI fell to negative $8 billion as Chinese investors sold off $13 billion worth of US assets