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SEMICONDUCTORS

Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 13, 2023
G7 leaders' summit statement to target China's 'economic coercion'
G7 leaders are set to discuss concern about China"s use of "economic coercion" in its dealings abroad as part of their larger joint statement, a U.S. official said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech / FOCUS
Dec 17, 2022
Biden’s China tech crackdown leaves Xi with few ways to hit back
Beijing's lack of good options is precisely why the U.S. is striking hard and fast now with export controls, experts say.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics / ANALYSIS
Nov 20, 2022
Europe reasserts middle path on China, pushing back on Biden
The shift in sentiment amounts to a victory for Xi on just his second foray outside of China since the pandemic began.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Nov 19, 2022
Dutch minister says U.S. can’t dictate approach to China exports
The U.S. shouldnu2019t expect the Netherlands to unquestionably adopt its approach to restrictions, the official warned, signaling a potential obstacle to the Biden administrationu2019s trade fight.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 11, 2022
Leading firms join Japan's 'last chance' push to reinvigorate domestic chip sector
Eight major companies have jointly invested to launch a new firm that is expected to play a key role in boosting the chip sector.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 11, 2022
Toyota, Sony and other major firms join forces to manufacture chips in Japan
The move coincides with a worldwide chip shortage that has affected industries ranging from automaking to appliance production.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 5, 2022
U.S. chip-gear makers told to wait for relief from China curbs
The U.S. is working on a deal that would make firms in the Netherlands and Japan subject to limits on sales of the equipment to China, something that could take six to nine months.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech / ANALYSIS
Oct 31, 2022
With sweeping chip export rules, U.S. moves to choke off China’s tech rise
The unprecedented controls may have far-reaching implications as Washington seeks to slow Beijingu2019s technological and military rise.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Sep 6, 2022
Banned U.S. AI chips in high demand at Chinese state institutes
The development signaled a major escalation of a U.S. campaign to stymie China's technological capability as tensions bubble over the fate of Taiwan.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Sep 3, 2022
Biden weighing actions to curb U.S. investment in China tech
A separate action against the TikTok video-sharing app is a possibility but no action is imminent, while the U.S. may place further restrictions on chips used for AI computing.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Aug 30, 2022
‘The eye of the storm’: Taiwan is caught in a great game over microchips
Taiwan is the biggest producer of the worldu2019s most advanced chips. It is also rapidly becoming one of the worldu2019s most dangerous geopolitical flashpoints.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 22, 2022
Taiwan touts 'democracy chips' in meeting with Indiana governor
Gov. Eric Holcomb was making the third trip to Taiwan this month by a U.S. delegation after U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited briefly, infuriating China.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Aug 15, 2022
China has painted itself into a semiconductor corner
Lost billions, graft probes, and broken dreams are the result of over-ambitious goals to build a leading chip sector.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 26, 2022
Japan to give ¥92.9 billion subsidy to Kioxia-Western Digital chip plant
The development of a resilient supply chain for semiconductors is likely to be on the agenda when industry minister Koichi Hagiuda visits the United States and holds talks on Friday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 19, 2022
How China became ground zero for the auto chip shortage
Despite being the world's largest producer of cars, and leader in electric vehicles, China relies almost entirely on chips imported from Europe, the United States and Taiwan.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jun 30, 2022
How realistic are Beijing’s semiconductor ambitions?
Despite big aspirations, China has struggled to catch up with the U.S. in the economically and strategically vital semiconductor industry, and will continue to face significant barriers to progress.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jun 21, 2022
U.S. sanctions helped China supercharge its chipmaking industry
Nineteen of the worldu2019s 20 fastest-growing chip industry firms over the past four quarters, on average, hail from the worldu2019s No. 2 economy.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 7, 2022
Senior economist urges China to seize top chip firm TSMC if U.S. strengthens sanctions
Chen Wenling, who made the comments in a speech, is chief economist at a research group overseen by Chinau2019s top economic planning agency.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jun 7, 2022
Signs in chips, shipping and fertilizer that inflation may have peaked
North Americau2019s fertilizer prices u2014 an indicator of where global food inflation is going u2014 is 24% below its record high in March.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 3, 2022
Supply chains snarl Taiwan tech firms as some strive to meet demand
Companies are reporting a strong market for products, especially in automotives and high-end computing, but difficulty in securing inputs.

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