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US govt adds Chinese chipmaker SMIC to Entity List

Monday 21 December 2020 | 09:59 CET | News
The US government has added China Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) to its so-called Entity List. The US Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) said the action was taken to protect national security, stemming from China's military-civil fusion (MCF) doctrine and evidence of activities between SMIC and "entities of concern" in the Chinese military industrial complex.

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