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China’s chip breakthrough poses strategic dilemma

7 mins | Aug 21, 2022
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Will the nation's companies prioritise the politics or profit surrounding their sales? Chinese chip-manufacturing company SMIC is now only one generation behind trailblazing rivals like Samsung. However, with the US blocking exports of extreme UV machines to China, Kathrin Hille explains how the country is faced with a choice between technological ambition and financial gain.
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