August 19, 2022
The US government is encouraging Intel to manufacture chips in China

The US government is encouraging Intel to manufacture chips in China

The lack of chips in the market, which is beginning to affect businesses such as video games and automobiles, makes it difficult to find solutions, especially in the relationship between the United States and China.

Like the Trump administration, the Biden administration has been closely monitoring the use of Chinese technology, expanding sanctions and policy restrictions on Chinese companies such as Huawei and ZTE, and classifying both as potential security threats. The US government has banned US investment in security and surveillance companies in Asia.

With this climate, efforts Intel According to the Bloomberg website, the move by the US government to speed up chips production in China has been opposed. According to the report, the Biden administration strongly encouraged the move due to security concerns.

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US President Joe Biden (Image: Cage Skidmore / Creative Commons)

Intel has proposed to manufacture silicon chips in Chengdu, China, which is expected to launch in late 2022. However, Joe Biden’s management’s comment had a negative impact, as the company needed government investment to implement the plan.

In a report sent to Bloomberg, Intel said it had no plans to make chips in China, but was studying approaches with the US government to make processors in the US and Europe. With that, Forecast made by the company in the first quarter of this year, Which chip production will return to normal in 2023, it is getting closer to being realized.

Source: On the edge, Bloomberg

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