US President Joe Biden speaks at a ceremony celebrating construction of a Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co factory in Phoenix, Arizona, on Tuesday. Photo: Kyodo
US President Joe Biden speaks at a ceremony celebrating construction of a Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co factory in Phoenix, Arizona, on Tuesday. Photo: Kyodo

China files WTO suit against US over chip export controls, saying policy is ‘trade protectionism’

  • Beijing’s complaint filed with dispute-settlement body accuses Washington of overstretching ‘notion of national security’ and hindering normal trade
  • Move comes as US seeks allies’ backing of restrictions and as Taiwanese chips giant deepens investment in Arizona

US President Joe Biden speaks at a ceremony celebrating construction of a Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co factory in Phoenix, Arizona, on Tuesday. Photo: Kyodo
US President Joe Biden speaks at a ceremony celebrating construction of a Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co factory in Phoenix, Arizona, on Tuesday. Photo: Kyodo
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