U.S. Tech Giants Speak Up for China

Business groups raised alarms Thursday about a provision in the recently enacted government spending bill that makes it harder for some federal agencies to buy technology made in China.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and 10 trade groups representing some large U.S. tech companies, including Hewlett-Packard Co. and Intel Corp., fired off a letter Thursday asking congressional leaders to ensure future spending bills don’t include the language.

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