Washington considers growing trade between Ukraine and China to be “normal,” but warns loss of control over strategic enterprises,

such as the Motor Sich aviation engine factory. Speaking to Ukraine 24 TV channel, George Kent, the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, said: “We believe that Ukrainian civil servants and companies need to be very vigilant to avoid this potential loss of control over production information.” Referencing intellectual property theft. “But this is a different thing than normal economic activity. So, there are opportunities, but there are also threats.”