In an op-ed published in Barron’s, CSET’s Emily S. Weinstein discusses the recent proposed regulations by the Biden administration to restrict U.S. investments in critical technology sectors in China. The regulations target advancements in semiconductors, microelectronics, quantum technologies, and AI systems, with concerns about potential military applications benefiting adversaries like China.
Weinstein also cites her recent report, U.S. Outbound Investment into Chinese AI Companies, co-authored with Ngor Luong. The report identifies the main U.S. investors active in the Chinese artificial intelligence market and the set of AI companies in China that have benefitted from U.S. capital. It also recommend next steps for U.S. policymakers to better address the concerns over capital flowing into the Chinese AI ecosystem.
Read the full op-ed in Barron’s.