From National Journal:

“Compared to the other moves that we’ve done against Chinese companies, this is probably one of their better ones in terms of actually being targeted at the actors who you think are causing harm,” said Caleb Watney, an expert in AI policy at the libertarian-leaning R Street Institute.

Watney added, however, that the blacklisting was still significant “as a longer-term trend of disentanglement between U.S. and Chinese firms.”