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The foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea met today for the first trilateral meeting since 2019 to advance cooperation in six areas, including economy and trade. The Chinese foreign minister also called for the restart of trilateral trade talks, as its trade with the two neighboring countries is
Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced new export control rules that target China's semiconductor and AI industry, expanding the parameters and patching "loopholes" of existing export controls on chips and manufacturing tools.
The European Commission adopted a new document that sets up a deadline for Member States to conduct risk assessments on multiple critical technologies, including AI, advanced chips and manufacturing equipment, as well as quantum computing, with potential export controls and investment restrictions to follow.
In a WTO consultations request from last week that was made public yesterday, China has supplemented its previous request related to U.S. export restrictions on semiconductors.
In reaction to recent reports of a new Huawei smartphone with advanced capabilities, member of Congress are pushing the U.S. Commerce Department to tighten semiconductor export controls even further.
Members of Congress Call on Biden Administration to Strengthen Export Controls to Maintain "Technological Edge"
Last week, Chairman Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) of the Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party sent a letter to Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, urging the Biden Administration to tighten the export controls that restrict advanced semiconductors and equipment from being exported to China.