Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp is mainland China’s largest contract chip maker. Photo: Handout

US, China must restart talks to end trade war, ensuring global semiconductor supply chains remain intact

  • Senior industry executives call on governments around the world to resist decoupling supply chains and disentangling economic cooperation.
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Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp is mainland China’s largest contract chip maker. Photo: Handout
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Semiconductor silicon wafer undergoing probe testing. Photo: Shutterstock

China needs ‘five to 10 years’ to catch up in semiconductors, Peking University professor Zhou Zhiping says

  • China was not that far behind the West in semiconductors in the 1970s, but fell behind
  • Semiconductor veteran says the mainland is at least two to three generations behind the US and Taiwan
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