U.S. wants South Korea to stop sending AI chips to China

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In today’s Quartz News Brief, the U.S. wants South Korea to stop sending AI chips to China.

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The U.S. is stepping up its efforts to curb Chinese advanced chipmaking, and is reportedly asking one of China’s key trading partners to adopt similar export controls on semiconductor tools.

Bloomberg, citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter, reports that American officials are asking South Korea to restrict exports to China of equipment and technology used to make memory chips and advanced logic chips, such as central processing units (CPUs) and graphics processing units (GPUs), to China. The restrictions would reportedly apply to logic chips more advanced than 14-nanometer, and DRAM memory chips beyond 18 nanometer.

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