US, Japanese, and Dutch semiconductor equipment export values to China dropped; more substantial strategies demanded by expert - Digitimes


According to Dr. Frans-Paul van der Putten, a senior research fellow at the Netherlands Institute of International Relations Clingendael partly backed by the Dutch Ministry of Defense, it is essential that the Dutch government is clear about the long-term aims for its policy on semiconductor technology, that it communicates clearly about these aims, and that they are firmly grounded in Dutch and EU's China strategies.

"These strategies need to be considerably more substantial and robust than they currently are," said van der Putten. "Without such an approach, the Netherlands, and the EU as a whole, are likely to get deeply involved in a US-China technology and geopolitical confrontation without being able to steer their own course."

Article by Misha Lu.