Visitors look at a semiconductor device on display at a trade fair in Shanghai in March 2021. The UK is keen to expand its presence in the chip manufacturing sector. Photo: Reuters
Visitors look at a semiconductor device on display at a trade fair in Shanghai in March 2021. The UK is keen to expand its presence in the chip manufacturing sector. Photo: Reuters

Boris Johnson accused of failing to probe Chinese takeover of Newport Wafer Fab, UK’s biggest chip plant

  • The PM had promised an investigation into the controversial sale to Nexperia, a subsidiary of China’s largest smartphone assembler Wingtech
  • The UK parliament’s foreign affairs select committee says, however, that it had no evidence a security review has been started

Visitors look at a semiconductor device on display at a trade fair in Shanghai in March 2021. The UK is keen to expand its presence in the chip manufacturing sector. Photo: Reuters
Visitors look at a semiconductor device on display at a trade fair in Shanghai in March 2021. The UK is keen to expand its presence in the chip manufacturing sector. Photo: Reuters
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