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The China lobby: TikTok parent boosts K-street spending tenfold

Alibaba and Tencent accelerated expenditures while Huawei cut 80%

Faced with the threat of being banned in the U.S., ByteDance, the parent of video app TikTok, significantly increased lobby spending.    © Reuters

PALO ALTO, U.S./GUANGZHOU -- Chinese tech companies spent more on U.S. lobby firms last year amid political and regulatory uncertainty, available data shows.

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