US Steps Up Pressure On China Over Trade Espionage

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,

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