Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp’s headquarters in Shanghai on March 23. The chip maker’s US$2 billion plant in Shenzhen will cover nearly 35,000 square metres, and it is just one of the company’s projects aimed at boosting domestic semiconductor capacity. Photo: Bloomberg
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp’s headquarters in Shanghai on March 23. The chip maker’s US$2 billion plant in Shenzhen will cover nearly 35,000 square metres, and it is just one of the company’s projects aimed at boosting domestic semiconductor capacity. Photo: Bloomberg

SMIC’s new Shenzhen semiconductor plant offers glimpse at China’s effort to fight global chip shortage

  • Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp’s next chip fabrication plant covers nearly 35,000 square metres and will focus on mature technologies
  • A document from a district government in Shenzhen revealed new details about the plant, which is part of China’s effort to boost domestic semiconductor capacity

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp’s headquarters in Shanghai on March 23. The chip maker’s US$2 billion plant in Shenzhen will cover nearly 35,000 square metres, and it is just one of the company’s projects aimed at boosting domestic semiconductor capacity. Photo: Bloomberg
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp’s headquarters in Shanghai on March 23. The chip maker’s US$2 billion plant in Shenzhen will cover nearly 35,000 square metres, and it is just one of the company’s projects aimed at boosting domestic semiconductor capacity. Photo: Bloomberg
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