Trump Moves Forward With Plans to Tighten U.S. High-Tech Exports

Nov. 20, 2018, 5:45 PM

The Trump administration pushed ahead with plans to tighten restrictions on technology exports, a measure that Deutsche Bank AG says would have a “profound and long lasting adverse impact” on relations between the U.S. and China.

A request for public comment, published Nov. 19 on the U.S. government’s Federal Register, asks if a list of new technologies that have national security applications -- from artificial intelligence to microprocessors and robotics -- should be subject to more stringent export-control rules.

The Trump administration has received backing from Congress in taking a harder line over protecting critical U.S. technology from foreign threats. ...

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