China hopes Microsoft will play constructive role in China-US cooperation on AI

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s Commerce Minister Wang Wentao met with Microsoft President Brad Smith on Wednesday, and exchanged views on Microsoft’s development in China, Sino-US economic and trade relations and other issues, the Chinese commerce ministry said.

China hopes Microsoft can play a constructive role in China-US cooperation in artificial intelligence and other areas, the ministry quoted Wang as saying, adding that China welcomes multinational companies to continue to do business in the country.

(Reporting by Twinnie Siu in Hong Kong and Ethan Wang in Beijing; Editing by Sharon Singleton)