The US threatened to blacklist Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation. Photo: HandoutThe US threatened to blacklist Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation. Photo: Handout
The US threatened to blacklist Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation. Photo: Handout

US threat to target China’s biggest chip maker SMIC risks undermining drive to boost domestic tech sector

  • White House considers adding manufacturer to blacklist that would force US suppliers to apply for an export licence
  • Impact on Chinese technology firms could hit everything from smartphones to missile guidance systems

Topic |   US-China trade war
The US threatened to blacklist Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation. Photo: HandoutThe US threatened to blacklist Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation. Photo: Handout
The US threatened to blacklist Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation. Photo: Handout
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