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Wednesday, December 16, 2020
China Power Debate 2020: Silicon Dragon Moved the Needle!
"Selective U.S.-China economic decoupling will set back China’s emergence as a global high-tech leader." I WON this debate, arguing it WON'T! Agree or disagree? China Power 2020 @ Center for Strategic & International Studies in DC. Watch Rep. Rick Larsen, Hoover fellow Matt Turpin and me. Check out before/after poll!
On December 15 from 10:30 am - 11:00 am EST, Representative Rick Larsen will deliver keynote remarks on the challenges and opportunities posed byChina’s growingpowerand the view from Congress, followed by a Q&A conversation hosted by Bonnie Glaser, CSIS senior adviser for Asia and director of theChinaPowerProject.
Representative Rick Larsen represents the Second Congressional District of Washington State. Representative Larsen is a co-chair of the bipartisan U.S.-ChinaWorking Group, which educates Members of Congress about bilateral issues through meetings and briefings with academic, business, and political leaders from the U.S. andChina. Representative Larsen has visitedChinaeleven times.
The keynote remarks will be followed by a debate on the proposition: "Selective U.S.-Chinaeconomic decoupling will set backChina’s emergence as a global high-tech leader."
Following the keynote remarks by Rep. Rick Larsen, from 11:00 am – 12:15 pm EST, theChinaPowerProject will host a debate on the proposition: "Selective U.S.-Chinaeconomic decoupling will set backChina’s emergence as a global high-tech leader." This debate is the fifth event in the "China'sPower: Up for Debate 2020" series.
The Trump administration has imposed restrictions on exports to leading Chinese telecom and semiconductor companies. In addition, the U.S. has taken measures to encourage American companies to diversify their production and supply chains in order to reduce reliance onChina. Given the interconnectedness of the global economy, these efforts could pose a challenge to the competitiveness of Chinese tech firms and manufacturers.
Matthew Turpin, Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, will argue that U.S.-Chinadecoupling will set backChina’s emergence as a global high-tech leader.Rebecca Fannin, Founder of Silicon Dragon Ventures, will argue that U.S.-Chinaeconomic decoupling will not set backChina’s emergence as a global high-tech leader.