The plan, approved Tuesday, allocates more than $ 170 billion for research and development, specifically aimed at encouraging companies to manufacture semiconductors in the United States.
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The rare moment of unification between the Democrats and the Republicans. The U.S. Senate on Tuesday introduced a bill that would provide ambitious investments in science and technology. “Historical” To face the economic threat of China and its model “Dictatorship”.
The project allocates more than $ 170 billion for research and development, particularly aimed at encouraging companies to manufacture semiconductors in the United States, products that are mainly manufactured in Asia today. To illustrate the strategic role of this product, global shortages have hit many key sectors, from vehicle shortages to communications.
The text was approved by 32 votes to 32 in the Senate and must now be formally approved by a House of Representatives before it can be announced by Joe Biden. “As other countries continue to invest in their own research and development activities, we cannot back down. The United States must maintain its position as the most innovative and productive country in the world.”, Commented the US President.
China’s economic war with the United States since the Trump era is one of the few lessons that the Democratic president has engraved in the continuum of his Republican predecessors. It has a broad consensus in Congress.