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

Topic |   Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC)
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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