A cargo ship makes its way at Qingdao port. Customs data on Chinese car parts suppliers has allegedly been leaked to a foreign company. Photo: AFP A cargo ship makes its way at Qingdao port. Customs data on Chinese car parts suppliers has allegedly been leaked to a foreign company. Photo: AFP
A cargo ship makes its way at Qingdao port. Customs data on Chinese car parts suppliers has allegedly been leaked to a foreign company. Photo: AFP

China’s customs authority looking into claim sensitive business data was leaked to foreign firm

  • Chinese company complained that a rival had obtained information collected from car parts suppliers, according to sources
  • Probe said to be focused on statistics department, and data managers have been told to review and step up security

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A cargo ship makes its way at Qingdao port. Customs data on Chinese car parts suppliers has allegedly been leaked to a foreign company. Photo: AFP A cargo ship makes its way at Qingdao port. Customs data on Chinese car parts suppliers has allegedly been leaked to a foreign company. Photo: AFP
A cargo ship makes its way at Qingdao port. Customs data on Chinese car parts suppliers has allegedly been leaked to a foreign company. Photo: AFP
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