Blanket restriction of Chinese FDI is pointless

I understand that anything to do with China in these current times is a delicate matter. But I guess both of us will agree that an informed, sane conversation is the need of the hour. Earlier this week I received the following message as a WhatsApp forward: 

“Uninstall China Apps. Tik Tok, PUBG, Helo, Shareit, UC Browser, Vigo Video, Beauty Plus, Cam Scanner, Club Factory, Zoom. China is earning crores of money per day by above apps. You should uninstall these apps as soon as possible from your mobile & ask 10 friends to do the same. Shall we start …


Ashish K. Mishra

Ashish is the editor-in-chief of The Morning Context. One of the best-known business feature writers in India, he was selected for Germany’s Robert Bosch Stiftung Fellowship in 2012 and received the Mumbai Press Club RedInk certificate of recognition in 2015 for his story “Inside the Network 18 takeover”. Before joining The Morning Context, Ashish co-founded The Ken, where he was managing editor. His previous writing stints include Mint, Forbes India and The Economic Times.