Trainees learning how to build and operate an EUV machine at the training centre at ASML Holding in Tainan, Taiwan on August 20, 2020. Photo: Reuter Trainees learning how to build and operate an EUV machine at the training centre at ASML Holding in Tainan, Taiwan on August 20, 2020. Photo: Reuter
Trainees learning how to build and operate an EUV machine at the training centre at ASML Holding in Tainan, Taiwan on August 20, 2020. Photo: Reuter

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ASML, Huawei and Qualcomm may be caught in the crossfire as SMIC runs risk of US blacklist in escalating tech war

  • The US makes up the biggest geography of origin for SMIC’s suppliers, with US-listed companies making up 10 of the top 30 vendors
  • China was the country of origin for 13 of SMIC’s 38 biggest customers, or 34 per cent of the total, as of August 14

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Trainees learning how to build and operate an EUV machine at the training centre at ASML Holding in Tainan, Taiwan on August 20, 2020. Photo: Reuter Trainees learning how to build and operate an EUV machine at the training centre at ASML Holding in Tainan, Taiwan on August 20, 2020. Photo: Reuter
Trainees learning how to build and operate an EUV machine at the training centre at ASML Holding in Tainan, Taiwan on August 20, 2020. Photo: Reuter
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