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Didi delisting reflects Chinese worry over losing big data to U.S.

Xi keeps tight controls on tech companies ahead of party congress

Passengers wait at the Didi station launched by Didi Chuxing in Quanzhou, Fujian Province, China.    © Getty Images

BEIJING -- Didi Global's decision Friday to delist from the New York Stock Exchange follows months of pressure from a Chinese government that has increasingly prioritized guarding valuable domestic data over facilitating foreign investment.

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