China approves first licenses for gallium, germanium shipments since export controls were introduced

China’s has approved the first export licenses for gallium and germanium since controls were introduced on August 1, the Ministry of Commerce announced on Thursday September 21.

A spokesperson for the ministry said that, since the introduction of the export controls, “a number” of export licenses have been granted and that further license applications are still being...


Solomon Cefai

Nico Zhang

September 21, 2023

11:07 GMT

London, Shanghai