Japan will approve Russia in semiconductors

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In addition to the earlier restrictions announced on Wednesday, Tokyo’s new measures “Includes confiscation of property and suspension of issuance of visas to Russian individuals and organizations”, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced on Friday after an online meeting of the leaders of the seven industrialized countries of the G7.

Fumio Kishida also announced a package of sanctions.In the financial sector, such as the asset freeze targeting Russian financial institutions“As well as measures”On exports to Russian military-related organizations” and on “General purpose goods such as semiconductors and items on the restricted list based on international agreements“, without giving further details immediately.

Essential components for many products

Semiconductors are essential electronic components of consumer products, from cars to game consoles to smartphones, and are currently in short supply around the world.

The United States has also announced controls on exports of sensitive components to Russia.

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