Beijing time, March 26, morning news, according to Reuters,An organization representing major U.S. semiconductor companies said Wednesday it was working with federal officials to persuade state and local officials responsible for overseeing the ban that chip companies are important businesses that should be allowed to continue to operate.
chip manufacturing is mentioned as an essential business as they play an important role in supporting information technology. As millions of Americans are forced to work at home, information technology has become crucial. A blog post by the organization's president, John Neuffer (John Neuffer), says chips also play an important role in medical devices, power grids, and other necessary infrastructure.
"We must ensure the continuity of semiconductors and related supply chains to support the expanding range of digital services in the coming weeks and months ," he wrote. Because of the high globalization of semiconductor supply chains, the shortage of semiconductors caused by operating restrictions in one region can not be easily compensated by production in other regions ."