US Steps Up Pressure On China Over Trade Espionage

US Steps Up Pressure On China Over Trade Espionage

James Kirk
Author James Kirk
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The Trump administration is doubling down on efforts to target China over economic espionage, announcing a new initiative to curb trade theft and charges involving alleged crimes against an Idaho semiconductor company.

The Department of Justice disclosed an indictment Thursday alleging that a government-backed Chinese firm, a Taiwanese company, and three Taiwanese individuals engaged in conspiracy to steal trade secrets from Micron, which makes memory chips, according to CNN.

37Chinese economic espionage against the United States has been increasing — and it has been increasing rapidly. We are here today to say

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