EDM 1 – Issue 513

Thousands of Chinese firms are chasing the semiconductor dream but some are already collapsing

Plus: Bytedance data partner makes Nasdaq debut despite TikTok’s political woes; bumpy trading for Evergrande after alleged letter shocks investors; and how OPay and PalmPay are plotting Nigerian profits

Also: Xi Jinping makes surprise pledge on carbon-zero future; newly listed mask firm creates another billionaire; and how the Chinese media reacted to the Trump-Biden debate