Lenovo's Foreign Affairs

Lingering concerns over its sale of PCs to the State Department could hamper the Chinese company’s efforts to win other U.S. deals

When China's Lenovo Group purchased IBM's (IBM) PC division a year ago, the deal looked like a pioneering step in a new era of cross-cultural business collaboration that might bring China and the U.S. closer. Now, even with Chinese leader Hu Jintao here visiting government and business leaders, the two countries seem as far apart as ever. There's friction over Iran, Taiwan, software piracy, and trade. And Lenovo is in the no man's land in between.

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