Moment of Truth on China Is Coming for Rest of Corporate America

Oct 10, 2019 · 5 min read
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By Matt Townsend

Long before Daryl Morey’s fateful tweet — the one that set the NBA on a collision course with China — the nation had a history of employing economic might to twist corporate arms in Asia.

In 2012, Japanese automakers saw Chinese orders sink during a land dispute. Two years ago, an impasse with South Korea led to…

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