New restrictions on chip exports from the US to China


The US Department of Commerce reported that the new export controls will restrict China’s ability to acquire advanced computing chips, develop and maintain supercomputers, and manufacture advanced semiconductors.

These products and capabilities are used by China for the production of advanced military systems, including weapons of mass destruction, the statement said. High-performance computing chips and computer products containing such chips have been added to the Trade Checklist, the statement said, adding that companies wishing to export these products to China will need to obtain a license.

In the statement, it was explained that the equipment used in the production of the chips will not be allowed to be sold to China without a license.

On the other hand, in the statement of the Ministry, it was noted that 31 Chinese companies were added to the list of companies whose credibility could not be inspected by the US authorities for the export of sensitive technology.

Alan Estevez, Undersecretary of Trade for Industry and Security, said in a statement on the subject that the United States is doing everything in its power to protect its national security and prevent the acquisition of sensitive technologies with military applications by China.

Thea Rozman Kendler, Deputy Undersecretary of Trade for Export Management, noted that China is pouring resources into developing its computing capabilities and aims to become the world leader in artificial intelligence by 2030.

Emphasizing that China is using these capabilities to monitor, track, spy on its citizens and accelerate its military modernization, Kendler said, “Our actions will send a clear message that US technological leadership is about values ​​as much as innovation, while protecting US national security and foreign policy interests.” used the phrase.


Source: Dünya Gazetesi by www.dunya.com.

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