Exclusive: Biden hits China with broader restrictions on exports of US chips and gadgets

Semiconductor chips are seen on a computer circuit board in this illustrative photo taken on February 25, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Law/Illustration/file photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Next month, several people familiar with the matter said, the Biden administration plans to expand restrictions on US shipments to China of semiconductors used … Read more

Ukrainian forces threaten Russian supply lines after détente

Zelensky says the troops have retaken towns and villages Blinken visits Kyiv with new US aid package Kyiv (Reuters) – Rapidly advancing Ukrainian forces approached the main railway feeding Russian forces in the east on Friday after the collapse of part of Russia’s front line caused the most dramatic shift in the momentum of the … Read more

Exclusive: EU, US ramp up Russian aluminum and nickel imports since Ukraine war

Aluminum blocks are seen at Wagner Automotive Industry in Gradacak, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 8, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Rović/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The European Union and the United States have largely exempted Russia’s mineral sector from sanctions EU raises imports of Russian aluminum by 13% in March and … Read more

EU gas prices rise after Russia halts Nord Stream flows

Pipes at the landing facilities of the gas pipeline “Nord Stream 1” taken in Lubmen, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The price of European gas has increased by about 400% from last year EU countries launched emergency gas plans Unrest hampers EU efforts … Read more

US officials order Nvidia to halt sales of its best AI chips to China

The logo of tech company Nvidia at its headquarters in Santa Clara, California February 11, 2015. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 31 (Reuters) – Chip designer Nvidia Corp (NVDA.O) He said on Wednesday that US officials had asked it to stop exporting two of its top computing … Read more

EU split over visa ban for Russian tourists

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Germany and France issued a joint warning against banning tourist visas for Russians, saying such a move, called by other European Union members, would be counterproductive. The split over tourist visas will be at the center of a meeting of the bloc’s foreign ministers in Prague on Tuesday and Wednesday, where they … Read more