China

How China plans to engineer its way out of technology ‘strangeholds’

Australian Strategic Policy Institute
| September 26, 2022

A CSET report identifies 35 Chinese technological chokepoints.

Downrange: A Survey of China’s Cyber Ranges

Dakota Cary
| September 2022

China is rapidly building cyber ranges that allow cybersecurity teams to test new tools, practice attack and defense, and evaluate the cybersecurity of a particular product or service. The presence of these facilities suggests a concerted effort on the part of the Chinese government, in partnership with industry and academia, to advance technological research and upskill its cybersecurity workforce—more evidence that China has entered near-peer status with the United States in the cyber domain.

Chipmaker faces heightened scrutiny over China exports

Supply Chain Daily
| September 8, 2022

In an interview with Supply Chain Daily, Research Analyst Karson Elmgren discussed how the United States can protect its interests in the global chip supply chain after placing restrictions on chipmakers Nvidia and AMD for selling chips to China.

A CSET report found that 97 AI chips in China's military purchase records were manufactured by U.S. based firms.

A CEST report found that the Chinese military is reliant on American technologies and advanced chip production capacity in Taiwan and South Korea for procuring its AI chips.

Ask the Experts: Is China’s Semiconductor Strategy Working?

London School of Economics
| September 1, 2022

Research Fellow Emily Weinstein answers whether China's "Made in China 2025” to increase semiconductor production is actually working.

BGI Shakes Up Sequencing

The Wire China

CSET's Anna Puglisi expresses her concerns over Chinese genome sequencing company BGI Group entering the U.S. sequencing market.

According to a CSET report, China's weaknesses in semiconductor manufacturing can be exploited through the use of export and investment controls.

According to a CSET study, Chinese universities will produce more than 77,000 STEM PhD graduates per year compared to U.S. universities.

Decoupling in Strategic Technologies

Tim Hwang Emily S. Weinstein
| July 2022

Geopolitical tensions between the United States and China have sparked an ongoing dialogue in Washington about the phenomenon of “decoupling”—the use of public policy tools to separate the multifaceted economic ties that connect the two powers. This issue brief provides a historical lens on the efficacy of one specific aspect of this broader decoupling phenomenon: using export controls and related trade policies to prevent a rival from acquiring the equipment and know-how to catch up to the United States in cutting-edge, strategically important technologies.