The US has added 12 more Chinese companies to its entity list, which also includes firms that were earlier blacklisted over alleged human rights abuses and hi-tech surveillance in Xinjiang. Photo: AP
The US has added 12 more Chinese companies to its entity list, which also includes firms that were earlier blacklisted over alleged human rights abuses and hi-tech surveillance in Xinjiang. Photo: AP

US targets Chinese hi-tech and defence sectors in ‘deepening crackdown’

  • Washington has added a dozen firms to its export blacklist in the latest move, which observers say could lead to a technology decoupling
  • They include quantum computing and semiconductor companies and businesses that have contributed ‘to Pakistan’s unsafeguarded nuclear activities’

Topic |   US-China relations
The US has added 12 more Chinese companies to its entity list, which also includes firms that were earlier blacklisted over alleged human rights abuses and hi-tech surveillance in Xinjiang. Photo: AP
The US has added 12 more Chinese companies to its entity list, which also includes firms that were earlier blacklisted over alleged human rights abuses and hi-tech surveillance in Xinjiang. Photo: AP
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