A girl holds her smart phone as she updates the “PUBG Mobile” game, owned by Chinese internet giant Tencent, in Siliguri on September 2, 2020. – India on September 2 banned 118 Chinese apps as it stepped up economic hostilities over an increasingly bitter border showdown between the giant neighbours. (AFP)
Beijing: China’s commerce ministry said on Thursday it strongly opposed India banning Chinese mobile apps.
Indian actions violate the legal interests of Chinese investors and services providers and China asks India to correct its mistakes, commerce ministry spokesman Gao Feng told a briefing.
India has banned another 118 mostly Chinese mobile apps including Tencent Holdings Ltd’s popular videogame PUBG, citing data security concerns.