As local PC makers including Lenovo grapple to raise revenue, U.S.-based Dell is making an all-out commitment to China, pledging to invest $125 billion USD over the next five years, citing the “unlimited potential” of the world’s second largest economy.

“The internet is the new engine of China’s future economic growth,” said Dell CEO Michael Dell in a statement.

The statement hinted that Dell’s investment would be very much focused on localizing the PC giant, as well as streamlining company goals with those of the current government.

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Cate Cadell

Cate is a tech writer. She worked as a journalist in Australia, Mongolia and Myanmar. You can reach her (in Chinese or English) at: @catecadell or catecadell@technode.com