A China e a economia política internacional das tecnologias da informação e comunicação





China, 5G, Tecnologias da informação e comunicação, Sistema industrial, Infraestrutura, Vigilância


Objetiva-se, aqui, analisar a posição da China na economia política internacional das TIC em relação aos EUA, com foco na disputa pelo 5G. Para tal, o artigo considera a concorrência no ecossistema de TIC, apoiado em relações estreitas entre estado e capital, sob três prismas: o econômico, o militar e o de vigilância internacional. Postula-se que a renovação da infraestrutura global de telecomunicações coloca em jogo a redefinição das fronteiras dos sistemas internacionais de vigilância e o reposicionamento das firmas de tecnologia e das economias no sistema industrial, enquanto consagra a infraestrutura civil crítica como um alvo central nos cálculos militares. Embora a China seja líder no 5G, os EUA detêm pode estrutural no ecossistema de TIC e podem obstruir seus avanços.

Biografia do Autor

Esther Majerowicz, UFRN

Professora adjunta do Departamento de Economia e do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Economia da UFRN.


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