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Commerce Probing Korean Companies for Possible Export Control Violations, Report Says

The Commerce Department is investigating Ronda Korea, a manufacturer of parts for semiconductor equipment, and other South Korean equipment makers for possibly violating U.S. export controls by selling to restricted Chinese companies, The Information said in a May 30 report.…

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The agency is specifically probing Ronda Korea for potentially selling parts to “sanctioned” Chinese companies using technology developed by Lam Research, a U.S. chip equipment maker, the report said. A Bureau of Industry and Security spokesperson didn’t respond to our request for comment.