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Chinese buyout of US chipmaker on edge

Sale of Lattice Semiconductor up against national security concerns and possible veto by Trump

US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping prior to a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 8. Relations are already strained between Washington and Beijing over trade and North Korea.


PRESIDENT Donald Trump will decide in the next two weeks whether to block a Chinese-backed private equity firm from buying a US chipmaker, putting his economic and diplomatic relations with China under a spotlight.

Lattice Semiconductor Corp said in a filing on Friday it...

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