New CTT Paper: Three Dangers of Looming Chinese Legacy Chip Monopoly

Today China Tech Threat unveiled a new resource – – which includes both a quick :30 explainer video for busy people and a 16-page research report for policy experts.When it comes to semiconductors, the U.S. government has focused almost exclusively on restricting China’s ability to produce advanced chips, while ignoring legacy chips. Recognizing the American retreat, SMIC, China’s top manufacturer, is spending billions to conquer the legacy chip market, and is likely benefitting from Chinese government subsidies.The national security and economic consequences of a Chinese-dominated legacy chip space would be profound:The U.S. would potentially be dependent on China for chips essential to various military technologies and critical infrastructure.Former U.S. National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien has sounded… Read More