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Biden says he expects China relations thaw 'very shortly'

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by Oui (Oui) on Sun May 21st, 2023 at 10:39:37 PM EST
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ibid."Biden's administration has also infuriated China by targeting trade in advanced microchips, citing risks of military use."

reuters | Micron says China ban unfair but won't hurt revenue, 5 July 2018

The firm's estimate that the ban imposed by a Chinese court in a patent infringement lawsuit would weaken quarterly revenue by just 1 percent drove its shares as much as 3.6 percent higher and lifted stocks of other U.S. chipmakers.
vox | Biden's hugely consequential high-tech export ban on China, explained, 5 Nov 2022
japantimes | China hits Micron with review of chips, citing security risks, 3 Apr 2023
"Micron's revenue share from China is less than half that of Korean rival SK Hynix Inc."

India Chooses Arm's Neoverse for National Chip Design Push, 18 May 2003

If everything goes to plan, India's Aum Arm CPU will be a strong entry into the supercomputing field. Crucially, it'll be a homegrown one - even if not dramatically so, at least in its first iterations. Much work was clearly put into advancing the memory subsystem as a whole, and in general, memory is easier and more available to source than the TSMC 5 nm chips Aum will be made of. Customizing the CPU core itself could be C-DAC's next step, preparing the way for India and adding momentum to the "chip nationalization" process in other countries. China too has had an interest in Arm, by the way; but that is an entirely different story.
Beijing bans Chinese companies from using Micron chips in critical infrastructure, 21 May 2023
Per Reuters, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said Sunday it found that the company's products pose "significant security risks" to critical Chinese information infrastructure, including state-owned banks and telecom operators.
Idaho-based Micron is the largest memory manufacturer in the US. The Chinese market accounts for about 10 percent of the firm's annual revenue, though the majority of companies importing Micron products into China are manufacturers making devices for sale in other parts of the world. According to The Wall Street Journal, the CAC's ban does not apply to non-Chinese firms in China.
archived TSMC, CAC, SK Hynix
by Cat on Sun May 21st, 2023 at 11:51:31 PM EST
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threat to Micron DRAM sales in China, possibly reputational damage, cyber security, and detention (or "unlawful arrest")  of US American coporate officers. Don't say "restrictive measures". Don't say Huawei.

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Mao Ning's Regular Press Conference on May 22, 2023

Reuters: The Chinese cyberspace regulator said that US memory chipmaker Micron Technology has failed its network security review and China would ban operators of key infrastructure from buying from the company. We would like to ask which key infrastructure in particular will be impacted by this ban on Micron....
KBS: I have two questions. First, after the Cyberspace Administration of China restricted the purchasing of products by US semiconductor maker Micron Technology, will it also look into companies of other countries, for example, the ROK, for cyber security risks? Second, earlier the US asked ROK businesses not to fill the Chinese market by selling semiconductors as an alternative of Micron products. What's the Chinese government's position on this? ...
Bloomberg: The US Department of Commerce released a statement* saying that the actions against Micron along with recent raids and targeting of other US firms are inconsistent with China's assertions that it is opening its market and committed to transparent regulatory framework. Does the foreign ministry have any comment?
Mao Ning: I just stated China's position on Micron....
* "a spokesperson from the US Commerce Department said in a statement on Sunday" (20.05.23); no press release published
by Cat on Mon May 22nd, 2023 at 02:33:27 PM EST
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LMAO interference in free trade ... brouhaha ... 😂 🤣
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Dutch saying .... "koekje van eigen deeg"

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by Oui (Oui) on Mon May 22nd, 2023 at 02:51:51 PM EST
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