Follow Wall Street Journal US officials are considering discussing a Defense Department proposal this month to close regulatory loopholes that have allowed Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) to buy critical US technology, US officials reported on Wednesday. .
|China’s largest chip maker SMIC was blacklisted by the US government last year
Last year, China’s largest chip maker was blacklisted by the US government, barring it from accessing advanced manufacturing equipment from US suppliers due to its alleged ties to the Chinese military. Country. SMIC claims to deny this allegation. China’s largest contract chipmaker did not respond to a request for comment on the new report Wall Street Journal.
In the coming months, US officials will consider adding more Chinese technology companies to the Commerce Department’s legal entities list and the Treasury Department’s investment ban list. Wall Street Journal added.
The US House of Representatives on December 8 passed a law banning imports from China’s Xinjiang region due to concerns about the use of forced labor.