CSET’s Kevin Wolf provided his expert analysis in a New York Times Magazine feature that delves into the United States’ efforts to control the global semiconductor market, particularly in relation to China. Last October, the U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued export controls that aimed to limit China’s access to high-end chips.
In regards to U.S. restrictions on Huawei and the foreign direct product rule, Wolf stated, “For Huawei, the application of the F.D.P.R. meant the company was virtually cut off from semiconductors. He added, “That rule subjected all semiconductors on the planet to American law, because every foundry on the planet uses U.S. tools at least in part.”
Read the full story in The New York Times Magazine.