US-China trade war
The escalating trade conflicts between the two superpowers are sending shockwaves across the world.
Friday 22 December 2023
Spurred by US-China trade war and Covid-19, short supply chains become the norm in network communications industry
Shorter supply chains have become an inevitable trend in the electronics industry due to the US-China trade war and the impact of COVID-19, as systems and component manufacturers...
Friday 22 December 2023
China imposes export control on rare earth processing technologies
Shortly after the US government tightened its restrictions on Chinese entities, China appeared to retaliate by limiting the export of technology related to rare earth elements. This...
Thursday 21 December 2023
Chinese packaging and testing providers venture into SEA amidst geopolitical tensions
Over the past two years, due to the pandemic's impact on supply chains and instability factors like the Russia-Ukraine war and US-China tensions, chipmakers have taken actions to...
Wednesday 29 November 2023
Navigating economic crosswinds: China's dilemma amidst a rising Baltic Dry Index
Amidst supply chain restructuring, the US-China tech conflict, and domestic housing policies impacting China's economic landscape, the world's second-largest economy grapples with...
Monday 27 November 2023
Weekly news roundup: Micron and GlobalFoundries hit by US trade sanction shockwave and other top stories
These are the most-read articles during the week of November 20-24:
Wednesday 22 November 2023
Japan faces challenge of preventing tech leaks to China amid growing dependence
History may repeat itself as incidents similar to the Toshiba-Kongsberg scandal in 1987, which ignited the diplomatic crisis between Japan and the United States, may emerge due to...
Wednesday 22 November 2023
Nvidia sees growth in other markets to offset sales slump in China in near term
Nvidia posted impressive growth in its latest financial results and expects another explosive growth in the current quarter. The updated export curbs by the White House have yet to...
Thursday 9 November 2023
More US chip firms take part in 2023 China Import Expo despite escalated restrictions
The China International Import Expo (CIIE) 2023 kicked off in Shanghai on November 5, and the organizer is seeing more US semiconductor companies joining the event than ever despite...
Wednesday 18 October 2023
Breaching the tech blockade: Chinese MCU firms employ the RISC-V chip architecture
Amidst the ongoing US and China tech rivalry, Chinese microcontroller (MCU) companies are actively developing MCUs with the RISC-V architecture to break through the technology sanctions...
Friday 13 October 2023
TSMC receives US 1-year extension for sanction waiver, applying for permanent authorization
TSMC has been granted a 1-year extension to its exemption from US trade sanctions on China as the company announced that its Nanjing facility, which manufactures 28nm and 16nm chips,...
Wednesday 4 October 2023
Dalio likens US chip curbs on China to 1940s oil ban on Japan
Washington's restrictions on advanced semiconductor exports to China are similar to the petroleum ban it imposed against Japan prior to the outbreak of war in 1941, according to Ray...
Thursday 31 August 2023
China accuses US of targeting electronics sector with trade measures
China's data shows that global electronics trade remains threatened by trade measures, with China being the target of Western countries and India. Signs are pointing towards potentially...
Friday 25 August 2023
The real reason why China is falling behind as the US' third largest exporter
The cumulative trade statistics from January to May this year released by the US Department of Commerce made the news around the globe in July. Mexico has surpassed China and become...
Wednesday 23 August 2023
China welcomes US removal of 27 Chinese entities from Unverified List
Before the scheduled trip of US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo to China from August 27–30, the US removed 27 Chinese companies and institutions from the "Unverified List"...
Tuesday 22 August 2023
US lifts restrictions on some China firms ahead of Raimondo trip
The US lifted restrictions on 27 Chinese companies and organizations, a sign Washington is extending an apparent olive branch ahead of Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo's planned trip...