A newspaper in the Netherlands claims to have found evidence that six employees of Dutch semiconductor giant ASML passed corporate secrets to a company linked to the Chinese government. Photo: AFP

Chinese ‘spies’ stole Dutch chip machinery giant’s secrets, newspaper says

  • Links between company accused of receiving confidential information and Beijing, according to report
  • Investigation follows US court ruling against six Chinese employees of semiconductor maker ASML
Topic |   China-EU relations

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A newspaper in the Netherlands claims to have found evidence that six employees of Dutch semiconductor giant ASML passed corporate secrets to a company linked to the Chinese government. Photo: AFP
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The home offices in the Netherlands of ASML, a Dutch company in the semiconductor industry. Photo: ASML

Casualties of trade war: Chinese in US denied licences to work with sensitive technologies

  • ‘Deemed export’ licences, required for foreign nationals to gain access to restricted US technology, are harder to come by for Chinese, experts say
  • Even if trade dispute is resolved, the trend is expected to continue, as the US tries to limit security issues
Topic |   US-China trade war: All stories

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The home offices in the Netherlands of ASML, a Dutch company in the semiconductor industry. Photo: ASML
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