Based on Reuters and Bloomberg news, on April 8, local time, the U.S. Department of Commerce stated that it had included seven Chinese supercomputing agencies in its so-called “entity list” because they believed that these entities “engaged in activities that are contrary to US national security Or foreign policy interests”.
What do you think of this move by the US Department of Commerce?
Contemporary global trade, free trade. The United States is one of the rule-makers and the main defender. Through this status, the United States designed the rules to be very beneficial to the United States. For example, the status of the U.S. dollar, such as the long-arm jurisdiction of the United States, uses its status to obtain additional benefits. To a certain extent, Europe, China, Japan, India and many poor countries are still satisfied with this system and recognize the status of the United States. This is why China would rather be regarded as a “non-free market country” to join the WTO, bear more obligations and costs, and still become the world’s second GDP country. However, problems have occurred in the United States itself. U.S. interest groups have plundered the people, and ordinary people have too many interests. Leading to constant resentment among the people. Under such circumstances, the upper-class politicians and capitalists of the United States did not choose to reform the domestic distribution system to enhance the true competitiveness of the United States. Instead, they choose to make excuses. For example, the United States once returned the loss of jobs to Japan and India. Later, it was the US-Canada-Mexico Freedom Agreement (it is pitiful, Canada and Mexico are also very dissatisfied with this free agreement.). Recently it is China. Actually? Just like the recent COVID-19 pandemic. Even the most shameless Americans must admit that the US government’s own incompetence has caused the spread of the epidemic in the United States. However, the United States needs an outlet, and it also needs to use this excuse to plunder profits. During the Trump era, the United States launched a trade war against China and almost all major trading partners in the world in violation of WTO rules. In fact, most countries have chosen to bow their heads and choose to compensate the United States additionally. Including China, also signed an agreement. At that time, many American media and economists pointed out that (including the Democratic politicians at the time). The United States itself has encountered economic problems. Tariffs, a means of harming other countries, will benefit in the short term, but in the end it will only harm the United States itself. But the American people enjoy the pleasure of this plunder, even if it is immoral and unfair. The new US government also enjoys this unequal trade agreement. (When the new U.S. government was in opposition, it said Trump’s trade war was shameless and ignorant. After taking office, the new U.S. government said, “Who doesn’t want to have an extra card?” The anti-China trend in the U.S. has grown stronger recently. . Not only attacking China politically, but also spreading to the economic field. In the short term, the United States can gain benefits, or at least enjoy the pleasure of its hegemony. For example, in the question, the US Department of Commerce included seven Chinese supercomputers in its so-called “entity list.” China can only afford to lose, or choose to confront the United States and make gains. But in the long run, the United States is destroying the peaceful and free trading system that the world has built together. China, Japan, and Europe still have their own strength, and the old trade is shattered. If there are disruptors, they can choose to build a trading system without the United States. However, the weakness of the United States’ own national power will eventually counteract the United States itself. How do you think the US Department of Commerce has included 7 Chinese supercomputers in its so-called “entity list”?