Integrated circuits, a collection of electronic components built onto a single piece of semiconducting material, are the backbone of almost all electronic devices. Photo: Reuters Integrated circuits, a collection of electronic components built onto a single piece of semiconducting material, are the backbone of almost all electronic devices. Photo: Reuters
Integrated circuits, a collection of electronic components built onto a single piece of semiconducting material, are the backbone of almost all electronic devices. Photo: Reuters

Huawei ban, Covid-19 pandemic fears push China’s integrated circuit imports to record high

  • In September, China imported over 53.7 billion integrated circuits, 12 per cent more than the month before and all-time high
  • Chinese companies are said to be stocking up on chips amid concerns of supply disruptions due to US-China tensions and the pandemic

Topic |   Huawei
Integrated circuits, a collection of electronic components built onto a single piece of semiconducting material, are the backbone of almost all electronic devices. Photo: Reuters Integrated circuits, a collection of electronic components built onto a single piece of semiconducting material, are the backbone of almost all electronic devices. Photo: Reuters
Integrated circuits, a collection of electronic components built onto a single piece of semiconducting material, are the backbone of almost all electronic devices. Photo: Reuters
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