China Business & Economy

Protectionist Sentiments Swell Between China, West

Flags fly outside headquarters of chip equipment maker Aixtron in Herzogenrath, Germany on Oct. 25. Acquisition of Aixtron was blocked by President Obama last week.
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Flags fly outside headquarters of chip equipment maker Aixtron in Herzogenrath, Germany on Oct. 25. Acquisition of Aixtron was blocked by President Obama last week. (Oliver Berg/AFP/Getty Images)

A Chinese company’s pending purchase of German chip equipment maker Aixtron SE was blocked by President Obama on the basis of national security concerns Dec...




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