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Indian apps soar after ban on China's TikTok, WeChat and Baidu

Relations soured by Ladakh clash force Modi to refocus economic struggle

KIRAN SHARMA, Nikkei staff writer | India

New Delhi -- After June's deadly border clash in Ladakh, India is waging an economic war on China, with bans on almost everything from popular mobile apps to tenders on public projects.

ByteDance's TikTok, Tencent's WeChat, Alibaba's browser and Baidu map were among 59 Chinese apps banned by the Indian government in late June.

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