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Biden Nears Win as Japan, Dutch Back China Chip Controls

  • Tokyo, The Hague restrict sales of advanced machinery to China
  • Negotiations to be concluded as soon as Friday in Washington
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Japan, Netherlands to Join US on China Chip Controls
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Japan and the Netherlands are poised to join the US in limiting China’s access to advanced semiconductor machinery, forging a powerful alliance that will undercut Beijing’s ambitions to build its own domestic chip capabilities, according to people familiar with the negotiations. 

US, Dutch and Japanese officials are set to conclude talks as soon as Friday US time on a new set of limits to what can be supplied to Chinese companies, the people said, asking not to be named because the talks are private.