New US sanctions will cut supplies of the most advanced hardware China needs to develop the world’s fastest computers, but their impact on the country’s military technology may be limited, observers say. Get the answers with SCMP Knowledge , our new platform of curated content with explainers, FAQs, analyses and infographics brought to you by our award-winning team. […] “China will take necessary measures to resolutely protect the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese companies,” Zhao said. […] China is developing several “exascale” systems – as is the United States – which will be able to perform calculations twice as fast as the most powerful existing supercomputers. […] Beijing-based military analyst Zhou Chenming said the sanctions again showed that China needed to develop its own advanced semiconductor industry.
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