- A FedEx pilot was detained in China for a week, according to a new Wall Street Journal report. FedEx told Business Insider the pilot has since been released.
- Todd A. Hohn, the FedEx pilot, reportedly had in his checked bag "nonmetallic pellets used in low-power replica air guns," prompting the Chinese government to begin a criminal investigation.
- It is another incident in which the Memphis-based package giant got caught in the middle of the China-US trade war.
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FedEx has been caught in the middle of the US-China trade debacle.
Trade tensions are partially to blame for FedEx slashing its 2020 outlook by 18%, and the package giant even sued the Trump administration this summer over trade rules.
And now, the impact of Trump's trade war is getting personal. Читать дальше...