The Shenzhen skyline seen at dusk from the Lok Ma Chau area in Hong Kong. The southern Chinese tech hub wants to become a powerhouse in semiconductors. Photo: Bloomberg
The Shenzhen skyline seen at dusk from the Lok Ma Chau area in Hong Kong. The southern Chinese tech hub wants to become a powerhouse in semiconductors. Photo: Bloomberg

Shenzhen wants to double semiconductor output by 2025 under new plan to boost tech industry

  • Shanghai-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp, China’s biggest chip maker, is currently building a new wafer fabrication plant in Shenzhen
  • In April, China’s chip output dropped to a two-year low, declining 12.1 per cent year on year to 25.9 billion units

The Shenzhen skyline seen at dusk from the Lok Ma Chau area in Hong Kong. The southern Chinese tech hub wants to become a powerhouse in semiconductors. Photo: Bloomberg
The Shenzhen skyline seen at dusk from the Lok Ma Chau area in Hong Kong. The southern Chinese tech hub wants to become a powerhouse in semiconductors. Photo: Bloomberg
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