In an article published by Barron’s and sourced from Agence France-Presse, CSET’s Emily S. Weinstein provided expert insights on Beijing’s recent restrictions on American chipmaker Micron in critical infrastructure projects. The article explores how these restrictions serve as a response to U.S. chip curbs and discusses their potential implications in the ongoing geopolitical standoff between the two nations.
In regards to Beijing’s restrictions on Micron, Weinstein stated, “The definition of what fell under ‘critical information infrastructure’ was very broad — ranging from online government services and defense to healthcare and water conservation.” She added, “Technically that could mean that anything qualifies. … China has consistently found national security or other reasons to create protectionist barriers”
Read the full story in Barrons.