Employees dressed in dustproof clothing work at a chip wafer plant in mainland China operated by Hong Kong-listed Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp, one of the early investee companies of the China National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund. Photo: HandoutEmployees dressed in dustproof clothing work at a chip wafer plant in mainland China operated by Hong Kong-listed Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp, one of the early investee companies of the China National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund. Photo: Handout
Employees dressed in dustproof clothing work at a chip wafer plant in mainland China operated by Hong Kong-listed Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp, one of the early investee companies of the China National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund. Photo: Handout

How China’s ‘Big Fund’ is helping the country catch up in the global semiconductor race

Low profile fund is leading national effort to catch up in global semiconductor industry by raising funds and backing semiconductor start-ups and research and development

Topic |   Technology
Employees dressed in dustproof clothing work at a chip wafer plant in mainland China operated by Hong Kong-listed Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp, one of the early investee companies of the China National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund. Photo: HandoutEmployees dressed in dustproof clothing work at a chip wafer plant in mainland China operated by Hong Kong-listed Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp, one of the early investee companies of the China National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund. Photo: Handout
Employees dressed in dustproof clothing work at a chip wafer plant in mainland China operated by Hong Kong-listed Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp, one of the early investee companies of the China National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund. Photo: Handout
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