What you’ll see less of at CES this year: Chinese vendors

New York (CNN Business)In another sign of the strains between the American and Chinese business worlds, the countries’ technology cold war has boiled over to America’s largest tech trade show. “It’ll definitely be on the agenda of every meeting we have,” said Josh Sultan, Jetson’s CEO. “10% to 25% tariffs are big numbers. They’re going to affect not just the way we manufacture but the way that our consumers purchase the product.” The retrenchment of some Chinese companies at CES also follows a series of tough actions by the Trump administration, including a request to extradite Huawei’s CFO and tough sanctions against ZTE. And it notably comes amid a big battle between the United States and China over 5G supremacy. …