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
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

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
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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