An engineer sets up a CloudMinds robot with a 5G sign before a performance at the World Robot Conference (WRC) in Beijing, China August 20, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Robotics start-up CloudMinds returns to China after US sanctions hurt its business in Silicon Valley

  • CloudMinds lost almost 75 per cent of orders in the US and cut 80 per cent of its US workforce after Washington imposed sanctions over national security risks
  • As the pandemic eases in China, CloudMinds is targeting the retail and security sectors as well as janitorial and reception service
Topic |   US-China tech war
An engineer sets up a CloudMinds robot with a 5G sign before a performance at the World Robot Conference (WRC) in Beijing, China August 20, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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