Searches of Chinese citizens’ laptops, smartphones and other electronic devices at the US border increased by two-thirds last year and have remained high in 2020 despite a sharp drop in international travel because of the pandemic, new figures reveal, amid law enforcement crackdown on suspected economic espionage by Beijing.US border agents carried out 1,147 searches of Chinese nationals’ electronic devices in 2019, a rise of 66 per cent from the previous year, according to US Customs and…



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