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

China must face its weakness in semiconductors squarely, says head of state-backed fund

China’s dependence on US chip technology was laid bare in April when the US government slapped an export ban on ZTE, crippling the Chinese telecommunications equipment maker

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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
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