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China to challenge U.S. semiconductor export controls at WTO

December 12, 2022 at 1:52 PM
China’s Ministry of Commerce on Monday announced it would bring a dispute settlement challenge at the World Trade Organization against the export controls the Biden administration has placed on a raft of high-tech semiconductors and semiconductor manufacturing equipment. The controls, imposed in October, are designed to hinder China’s ability to obtain the most advanced U.S.-designed chips. China has decried them from the start, and this week a MOFCOM spokesperson said Beijing would fight them in Geneva. “China's filing of a...


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