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InsightsExport Controls on Chips to China Typify the Biden Administration’s National Security Strategy for Outcompeting China

On October 7, 2022, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) announced a major new rule that restricts the ability of the People’s Republic of China (“PRC” or “China”) to obtain advanced computing chips, develop and maintain supercomputers, and manufacture advanced semiconductors.[1] That same day, BIS published a press release summarizing the updates, and, a few days later, U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan commented on the strategic intent underlying BIS’s actions.[2] Read more…