China’s chipmaker SMIC banned by US from using American technology
The United States has banned China’s top chipmaker SMIC from using American technology. US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said, the company perfectly illustrates the risks of China using US technology to modernize its military. He said, we will not allow advanced US technology to help build the military of an increasingly belligerent adversary.Other Chinese companies, including SMIC and drone maker DJI, were added to the Commerce Department’s Entity List, which effectively cuts them off from US suppliers and technology.
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