US still in hot pursuit of ASML’s DUV shipments to China

Paul van Gerven
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If bilateral approaches fail, blunt-force measures may follow.

Washington persists in diplomatic efforts to get the Dutch government to rally behind the recently implemented export control regulations. According to a Bloomberg report, two senior US officials are expected to visit the Netherlands soon and ramp up the pressure to expand the moratorium on the export of chip-making gear to China.

Previously, Bloomberg reported that, ahead of a Trade and Technology Council meeting in December, US officials have been suggesting that the US and Europe pull together on China in a similar way as they’ve been doing to boycott Russia. And according to international technology policy and China expert Paul Triolo, the Biden administration wants the unilaterally enacted restrictions to become part of the Wassenaar export control regime.

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