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Presidential Report Recommends U.S. Action to Counter Chinese Policies in the Semiconductor Industry

January 11, 2017, Covington Alert

Late last week, a group of technology industry leaders, researchers, and former policymakers comprising the President’s Council on Science and Technology (“PCAST”) issued a report entitled Ensuring Long-Term U.S. Leadership in Semiconductors. The report concludes that China is seeking to reshape the global semiconductor industry in a manner that threatens U.S. leadership in that sector. Given the criticality of the semiconductor industry to U.S. national security, the report recommends a three-part strategy to (1) counter Chinese policy actions, (2) improve the business environment for U.S. semiconductor companies, and (3) help “catalyze transformative semiconductor innovation over the next decade.”

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