As the Biden administration takes office in the US, there's a bipartisan, arguably multilateral, appetite to mess with China tech. 

The new president has promised to make a U-turn on many of Trump’s policies, but China isn’t on this list. Cabinet picks have said that they support an aggressive stance on China and have made it clear that technology is a key aspect of their foreign policy, but haven’t revealed details as to how they will be tough on tech. 

“The view that the two countries are competitors is now firmly held in both Beijing and Washington. In turn, there is little prospect for a meaningful improvement in US-China relations under the Biden administration,” Agathe Demarais, global forecasting director of The Economist Intelligence Unit, told TechNode.

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