In March 2018, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) issued a Section 301 report accusing China of using cybertheft and cyber intrusions. Photo: Reuters

China to face ‘pain’ in meeting US trade war demand on cybertheft, but will Beijing yield?

  • A key part of the tension between the two nations revolves around American allegations of widespread Chinese cyber intrusion and cybertheft
  • Last year, the US Department of Justice charged Zhu Hua and Zhang Shilong with conspiracy to commit computer intrusion, wire fraud and aggravated identity theft
Topic |   US-China trade war

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In March 2018, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) issued a Section 301 report accusing China of using cybertheft and cyber intrusions. Photo: Reuters
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Cissy Zhou

Cissy Zhou

Cissy joined the SCMP in 2019. Prior to that, she has been a producer at BBC News and investigative reporter at CaiXin Media. She is interested in China's politics and economy.