China Vice-Premier Liu He gestures while leaving trade talks in Washington on January 9, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE China Vice-Premier Liu He gestures while leaving trade talks in Washington on January 9, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
China Vice-Premier Liu He gestures while leaving trade talks in Washington on January 9, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE

Xi Jinping taps top lieutenant to lead third-generation chip development in battle against US sanctions

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping picks economic adviser Liu He to lead the country’s efforts to spur a new generation of chip development in self-sufficiency push
  • Looking beyond traditional silicon-based chips gives China its best chance at overcoming hurdles from US sanctions and resistance from other countries

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China Vice-Premier Liu He gestures while leaving trade talks in Washington on January 9, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE China Vice-Premier Liu He gestures while leaving trade talks in Washington on January 9, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
China Vice-Premier Liu He gestures while leaving trade talks in Washington on January 9, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
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