|They want to buy components. |
China's top economic-planning agency is proposing an increase in U.S. semiconductor sales to a total $200 billion to China over the next six years, the Journal says, citing U.S. companies briefed on the plan.
They want to guarantee a stash of components to avoid the U.S. doing a ZTE on them.
(The) plan to increase U.S. semiconductor sales to China to a total $200 billion in the next six years — about a five-fold increase over current exports, the Journal reported, citing U.S. companies briefed on the plan.
The olive branch is meant to persuade President Donald Trump to extend a temporary truce over tariffs, according to the report, which cited people with knowledge of the matter.