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U.S. restrictions on tech investment in China bolster China’s policy of self-reliance


August 13, 2023

In a recent NPR radio segment, CSET's Emily S. Weinstein shared her insights regarding the new regulations aimed at restricting U.S. investments in key technologies in China, along with the Biden administration's decision to block advanced microchip exports to China.

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Emily S. Weinstein

March 2020

Emily S. Weinstein is a Research Fellow focusing on U.S. national competitiveness in AI/ML technology and U.S.-China technology competition.

U.S. policymakers are increasingly concerned about the national security implications of U.S. investments in China, and some are considering a new regime for reviewing outbound investment security. The authors identify 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. They also recommend next steps for U.S. policymakers to better address the concerns over capital flowing into the Chinese AI ecosystem.