IBM stands for 'free flow of trade, people and data'

Huawei has been an important client for IBM's consulting services but the American tech giant will comply with all US government prohibitions, says IBM Asia-Pacific chief executive Harriet Green. Washington has banned US firms from doing business wit
Huawei has been an important client for IBM's consulting services but the American tech giant will comply with all US government prohibitions, says IBM Asia-Pacific chief executive Harriet Green. Washington has banned US firms from doing business with the Chinese telecoms equipment giant.PHOTO: IBM

Tech giant opposes increased tariffs imposed by any country, says its Asia-Pacific chief

Tech giant IBM will continue to oppose the imposition of increased tariffs and other protectionist methods by any country that would harm the firm or its trading partners, a top company official has said.

"Trade is a big thing for the whole world," Ms Harriet Green, IBM Asia-Pacific chief executive, told The Straits Times.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 15, 2019, with the headline 'IBM stands for 'free flow of trade, people and data''. Print Edition | Subscribe