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Will US sanctions stop Chinese espionage

BBC News poses an interesting question. Will trade sanctions stop Chinese corporate espionage or will the activity increase?

At the start of last month the US government introduced tariffs on $34bn worth of Chinese exports, saying they were a result of China's "unfair trade practices", which included stealing US intellectual property.

My view is sanctions will create the environment where the Chinese will be more incentivised to obtain commercial secrets, not less

Posted on 12th Aug 2018