Hans-Georg Maassen , the head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency, says he is particularly concerned about the takeover of German robotics maker Kuka by a Chinese firm in 2016 given the sensitive technology involved. Photo: Reuters

German spy chief warns of dangers from Chinese hi-tech takeovers

Domestic intelligence head says Chinese investment in German firms could pose security risks and lead to loss of key technologies

Topic |   Trade

TOP PICKS

Hans-Georg Maassen , the head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency, says he is particularly concerned about the takeover of German robotics maker Kuka by a Chinese firm in 2016 given the sensitive technology involved. Photo: Reuters
READ FULL ARTICLE