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Transcript: Dan Wang Explains the China Tech Crackdown

Beijing office workers at their computers.
Photographer: GREG BAKER/AFP

In recent months, China has taken aggressive regulatory action against a range of players, including tech giants (like Ant Financial and Didi) as well as industries like videogames and online education. But what is the common theme? And how long will the crackdown run? To get more insight, we spoke with Dan Wang, a China technology analyst at Gavekal Dragonomics. He explains Beijing’s big priorities, and how they fit into a broader Xi Jinping vision of the economy. Dan Wang Explains What China's Tech C...