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Trade war

China launches antitrust probe against US and Korean chipmakers

Global giants Samsung, SK Hynix and Micron accused of hiking prices

China has accused U.S.-based Micron Technology of abusing its position as a top DRAM manufacturer.   © Reuters

BEIJING -- China has launched antitrust investigations into three American and South Korean chipmakers in what some analysts suspect may be an effort by Beijing to further its high-tech ambitions and gain leverage in its trade row with Washington.

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