The Strategist

Reuters: Chipmakers met with US Administration to discuss Chinese supplies

07/18/2023 - 10:30

Reuters learned that senior Biden administration officials have spoken with executives from important U.S. chip companies, including Intel, Qualcomm, and Nvidia.

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Leading US chip giants Intel, Qualcomm, and Nvidia met with senior officials from the administration of US President Joe Biden on July 17, according to Reuters, which cited sources familiar with the conversations and a State Department spokesperson.

The policy governing the export of goods from the American semiconductor sector to China was one of the key issues of the meeting.

Nvidia, Qualcomm, and Intel are essential for Chinese sales to succeed. Only Qualcomm has been granted authorization from American officials to supply Huawei Technology with cell phone chips.

Nvidia offers a chip for artificial intelligence (AI) technology that is highly sought-after in China. Pat Gelsinger, the CEO of Intel, visited China last week to introduce the company's lates development.