A researcher plants a chip on an interface board at Tsinghua Unigroup’s research centre in Beijing. Photo: Reuters A researcher plants a chip on an interface board at Tsinghua Unigroup’s research centre in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
A researcher plants a chip on an interface board at Tsinghua Unigroup’s research centre in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Semiconductors

China’s would-be chip darling Tsinghua Unigroup bedevilled by debt and bad bets

  • Unigroup has now either defaulted or had cross-defaults triggered on seven onshore and offshore bonds worth about US$3.6 billion
  • The state-backed conglomerate has warned it may not be able to make upcoming bond payments

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A researcher plants a chip on an interface board at Tsinghua Unigroup’s research centre in Beijing. Photo: Reuters A researcher plants a chip on an interface board at Tsinghua Unigroup’s research centre in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
A researcher plants a chip on an interface board at Tsinghua Unigroup’s research centre in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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