US President Joe Biden listens to IBM CEO Arvind Krishna during a tour of IBM’s facility in Poughkeepsie, New York, on October 6, when the company announced a multibillion-dollar investment in quantum computing, semiconductor manufacturing and other hi-tech areas. Photo: AFP via Getty Images/TNS
US President Joe Biden listens to IBM CEO Arvind Krishna during a tour of IBM’s facility in Poughkeepsie, New York, on October 6, when the company announced a multibillion-dollar investment in quantum computing, semiconductor manufacturing and other hi-tech areas. Photo: AFP via Getty Images/TNS

Semiconductor export curbs hitting China to be followed by biotech and AI restrictions: US official

  • American national security, rather than ‘economic destruction of China’, drives ‘targeted shutdown’ of industry, senior official contends
  • Effectiveness of unilateral controls said to depend on unified stance from key allies, including advanced chip tool maker Japan

US President Joe Biden listens to IBM CEO Arvind Krishna during a tour of IBM’s facility in Poughkeepsie, New York, on October 6, when the company announced a multibillion-dollar investment in quantum computing, semiconductor manufacturing and other hi-tech areas. Photo: AFP via Getty Images/TNS
US President Joe Biden listens to IBM CEO Arvind Krishna during a tour of IBM’s facility in Poughkeepsie, New York, on October 6, when the company announced a multibillion-dollar investment in quantum computing, semiconductor manufacturing and other hi-tech areas. Photo: AFP via Getty Images/TNS
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