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Washington reportedly ropes in allies to corner Beijing's semiconductor industry, while China fights back with WTO lawsuit

2022-12-14 09:17:41       source:CGTN

December 13, 2022

As the US mounts efforts to intensify its crackdown on China's chip industry, China strongly fought back by filing a lawsuit with the WTO over the US' discriminatory measures, a move experts said is a smart action to solve a bilateral dispute under a multilateral mechanism and pave the way for further counterattacks. 

According to a Bloomberg report on Monday, Japan and the Netherlands have agreed in principle to join the US in tightening controls over the export of advanced chip making machinery to China. 

Jake Sullivan, the White House national security adviser, also said that the US has spoken with countries including Japan and the Netherlands to tighten chip-related exports to China, a Reuters report noted.

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