Samsung faces dilemma on tough U.S. chip subsidy rules
China investment ban, fear of technology leaks complicate choice of accepting aid
Under President Joe Biden, the U.S. is offering $52.7 billion in subsidies to bolster its domestic semiconductor industry.
SEOUL -- For Samsung Electronics, taking the Biden administration's offer of subsidies for building a U.S. chip plant is no easy choice.
That is because the aid comes with strings attached, including a rule that recipients share "excess profits" with the U.S. government.
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