Japan and the Netherlands just picked sides in the U.S.-China cold war over chips. Here’s what they chose
BY Shawn Johnson
December 12, 2022
It’s always better in geopolitics to move in packs—and the U.S. just picked up some welcome company in its aggressive assault on China’s tech industry.
Bloomberg reported on Monday that Japan and the Netherlands have agreed in principle to join the US in placing chip-related export controls on China, further limiting the communist republic’s ability to obtain cutting-edge semiconductors.