CTT-CPA “Ca$h Over Country” Report Exposes How 3 U.S. Toolmakers Are Boosting Dangerous Chinese Legacy Chipmakers

A new report co-authored by Coalition for a Prosperous America Chief Economist Jeff Ferry and CTT co-founder Roslyn Layton reveals how American semiconductor equipment manufacturing companies are earning billions from Chinese legacy chip manufacturers. That bad choice is undermining American national and economic security:American semiconductor equipment manufacturers (SEMs) have succeeded in lobbying the U.S. government to permit them to sell some of the world’s most complex technology to Chinese government-aligned firms making legacy chips. As can be documented from public data, American SEMs Applied Materials, KLA, and Lam Research have grown their combined revenues from China by 103% between 2018 and 2022.The Department of Commerce’s mission is to foster economic growth, and also to prevent adversaries from acquiring… Read More

China Tech Threat – Recent Highlights

As the U.S. government increases its scrutiny of Chinese firms that manufacture telecommunications equipment, and news reports continue to highlight the communist government’s state-sponsored hacking, it is worth underscoring the various cyber threats that emanate from China. ChinaTechThreat.com recently highlighted 10 reports from experts, think tanks and government agencies that carefully outline the scope and threat from Chinese cyberattacks and cyber theft.  It is incumbent that policymakers fully understand how Chinese actors compromise American supply chains, steal intellectual property and facilitate malicious cyber activity and espionage.  LEARN MORE: We launched ChinaTechThreat.com this spring to investigate the security of Chinese-developed products and services.As Chinese companies gain global tech market share (phones, infrastructure, servers, laptops, mobile services), the world must consider… Read More

Launch Announcement

HIS JUST IN: This week President Trump signed an Executive Order that bans U.S. firms from using telecom equipment manufactured by foreign businesses deemed national security threats – namely Huawei.While the decision deserves praise, a larger discussion is urgently needed about how Chinese-owned companies such as ZTE, Lenovo and others may imperil national security, corporate intellectual property and personal privacy.LEARN MORE: We just launched ChinaTechThreat.com to investigate the security of Chinese-developed products and services.  As Chinese companies gain global tech market share (phones, infrastructure, servers, laptops, mobile services), the world must consider the ramifications. Many of the companies are owned or supported by the Chinese government and China’s intelligence law compels its citizens and businesses to provide… Read More