US chipmaking industry pushes back on proposed export rule changes – Hardware

Maria J. Danford

Sector groups are pushing again on proposed variations to US export controls that would impression the sale of sure semiconductors and other know-how to China, although highlighting the role chips perform in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a letter despatched on Monday, 9 groups urged US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to permit community comment right before putting the procedures into effect to prevent unintended outcomes.

The variations may “final result in considerable impacts to the semiconductor sector, its international offer chain, and the broader know-how sector,” reported the letter, signed by the Semiconductor Sector Association and the National Foreign Trade

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