US prosecutors accuse Xue Gongda of helping to steal trade secrets from GlaxoSmithKline. REUTERS/Loriene Perera/File Photo

US asks Swiss courts to extradite Chinese scientist accused of stealing drug secrets

  • Xue Gongda is accused of helping his sister Joyce Xue Yu to steal US$550m worth of information from the British drug firm GlaxoSmithKline
  • Former diplomat says case cannot be compared to that of Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou because suspect is on a lower level and Swiss courts will resist US pressure when decided on merits of case
Topic |   US-China relations

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US prosecutors accuse Xue Gongda of helping to steal trade secrets from GlaxoSmithKline. REUTERS/Loriene Perera/File Photo
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