Sinochem Group’s former general manager, Cai Xiyou, has been sentenced to 12 years in jail for bribery. Photo: CCTV

Former Sinochem general manager Cai Xiyou jailed for 12 years for corruption; latest official to fall in China’s crackdown

  • Cai was found guilty of taking money and gifts worth over US$7.8 million to manipulate contracts and promote illegal oil sales and purchases from 1997-2016
  • The Tai’an Intermediate People’s Court in Shandong also fined Cai US$435,000
Topic |   Corruption in China

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Sinochem Group’s former general manager, Cai Xiyou, has been sentenced to 12 years in jail for bribery. Photo: CCTV
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Lee Jeong-ho

Lee Jeong-ho

Lee Jeong-ho reports on China's diplomacy for the Post. He also covers East Asian security and defence stories. Before joining the Post he was with the South Korean Air Force and News1 Korea. He has a bachelor's degree in media and communications and Chinese studies from Sydney University and a master's of international studies in Chinese area studies from Seoul National University.