India's Chinese app ban seen jolting $1 billion expansion of ByteDance

The ban on dozens of Chinese apps following a border clash between the two nations has possibly derailed a $1 billion India expansion plan of China’s ByteDance, while also sparking an uproar from users of its popular TikTok video app. TikTok was removed from Google and Apple app stores in India after New Delhi said on Monday night it was among the 59 apps which it believed posed a “threat to sovereignty and integrity”.

The government order didn’t name China, or cite the border clashes. App analytics firm.

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