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Davos 2024: The Battle for Chips

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In a significant heightening of the battle for global pre-eminence in the semiconductor industry, export bans on certain types of advanced chips, including those used to develop AI, have come into effect.

What impact will these restrictions have on both innovation and the competitive landscape in advanced chipmaking as the industry takes centre stage in power relations between the major global economies?

This is the full audio from a session at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos on 17 January, 2024. Watch it here:


Nicholas Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, The Atlantic

Micky Adriaansens, Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy of the Netherlands

Chris Miller, Associate Professor, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

Ashwini Vaishnaw, Minister of Railways; Minister of Communications; and Minister of Electronics and Information Technology, Ministry of Railways of India

Arati Prabhakar, Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy


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