The United States is asking chipmakers for confidential information, and Korean companies are saying that they might have a hard time complying. The U.S. Department of Commerce made a request to major chipmakers, including Samsung Electronics, Intel and TSMC, for sales figures, inventory totals, the names of largest clients and the share of sales to these clients.
例：Your medical records are strictly confidential .
vi. 遵守; 遵从; 服从; 顺从
记忆技巧：com 共同 + ply 重叠，折叠 →〔观点〕共同叠在一起 →〔彼此〕同意
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例：They refused to comply with the UN resolution.
Including South Korea’s Samsung Electronics, technology companies and automakers were asked to make efforts to improve transparency about their US supply chains during a meeting hosted by US Secretary of Commerce on Thursday, according to news reports.
例：The Chancellor emphasised his determination to promote openness and transparency in the Government's economic decision-making.
The companies were asked to submit documents including information about their supply chains in the US in the next 45 days. The information requested by the US government includes chip stockpiles, orders and sales records.