China to restrict exports of materials vital for semiconductor manufacture

Semiconductor trade war ratchets up another step

John Leonard
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China to restrict exports of materials vital for semiconductor manufacture

China, by far the largest producer by of gallium and germanium metals used in a wide range of electronics products, is to curb their export, citing security and economic interests

The Chinese government is to restrict the export of gallium and germanium metals and compounds, materials that are essential for the manufacture of semiconductors, electronic components and communi...

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