Chinese employees dressed in dustproof clothing work at a wafer fabrication plant in Beijing. China’s is moving to develop a strong domestic semiconductor supply chain, which would enable the country to become more competitive with chip industry leader the United States. Photo: Imaginechina
Chinese employees dressed in dustproof clothing work at a wafer fabrication plant in Beijing. China’s is moving to develop a strong domestic semiconductor supply chain, which would enable the country to become more competitive with chip industry leader the United States. Photo: Imaginechina
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Chinese employees dressed in dustproof clothing work at a wafer fabrication plant in Beijing. China’s is moving to develop a strong domestic semiconductor supply chain, which would enable the country to become more competitive with chip industry leader the United States. Photo: Imaginechina
Chinese employees dressed in dustproof clothing work at a wafer fabrication plant in Beijing. China’s is moving to develop a strong domestic semiconductor supply chain, which would enable the country to become more competitive with chip industry leader the United States. Photo: Imaginechina
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