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US-China tensions

Trump may act against other Chinese companies such as Alibaba

President says he is 'looking at' further punitive measures against tech companies

 A logo of Alibaba Group is seen at the company's headquarters in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China,   © Reuters

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Financial Times) -- Donald Trump has signalled that he is considering taking action against more Chinese companies, including Alibaba, one day after he ordered ByteDance to divest TikTok's operations in the US within 90 days.

Asked on Saturday whether he was contemplating punitive action against more Chinese companies, such as the ecommerce giant Alibaba, Mr Trump replied: "We're looking at other things, yes we are."

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