China will not stop the cyber-espionage campaign against America any time soon, said CNBC expert. Michael Fox, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, said the attacks would continue for the foreseeable future.
"I think it is fair to say that China regards this electronic spying for economic purposes as a necessary component of its national economic growth strategy and to become a more powerful country, and it will not stop – at least not with the current set of pressures exerted by the United States and others.
The United States has recently accused two Chinese people of stealing intellectual property from technology companies and military organizations. The prosecution was also accused of stealing personal information from 100,000 people in the navy. The accused men are alleged to be working with the Chinese Government. Countries such as Australia, New Zealand and Britain condemned Beijing for spying.
China replied on Friday (December 21) that it strongly opposes the plaintiffs' claims as "slander".
"China's goal is simply to replace the United States as the world's largest superpower," said FBI director Christopher Ray.
The United States and China are currently experiencing a complex trade war already because of the arrest of Ming Wanzhu, financial director of Huawei.
Fox said the charges against the Chinese were Trump's way of trying "to put more pressure on China in all areas."
The President of China, Xi Jinping, made a recent speech where he made a tone of defiance towards other countries.
Shi has made it clear that the "Communist Party" which controls the country is the most important thing in China to move forward and that it will continue, and the party will continue on the same economic path it has in recent years, "Fuchs said.