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CES 2021

Biden to counter China tech by urging investment in US: adviser

Brian Deese says focus will be on alliance revitalization and multilateralism

“It's clear that China is our most serious global competitor," says Brian Deese, pictured here in 2015. "And this competition is going to be one of the central challenges of this century.”   © Reuters

PALO ALTO, U.S. -- Brian Deese, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's choice to head the National Economic Council, says the new administration will fight for tech supremacy by rebuilding its core strengths rather than slapping restrictions on China.

Deese was speaking at the first all-digital CES, the world's biggest consumer electronics and technology expo, where tech executives and experts from around the globe were discussing how the administration of President-elect Biden might approach technology and trade issues.

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