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India ban could hit TikTok parent company to the tune of $6bn

Country is app's largest market outside China in terms of users

An Indian mother who used to post over a dozen videos on video-sharing app TikTok, and her daughter are seen in a mobile phone's screen as they make a video that they said will upload on an Indian app inside their house in Mumbai on July 1.    © Reuters

China is quickly finding out the cost of clashing with one of your major trading partners.

This time it's not the U.S., but India that is creating headaches for some of China's leading tech names, following a weekslong territorial dispute on the two countries' shared border in the Himalayas. That clash has resulted in fatalities, casualties and a war of words, including calls among Indian consumers to boycott Chinese products.

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