China’s production of integrated circuits accelerated in 2020 despite setbacks from tightening US restrictions. Photo: Shutterstock China’s production of integrated circuits accelerated in 2020 despite setbacks from tightening US restrictions. Photo: Shutterstock
China’s production of integrated circuits accelerated in 2020 despite setbacks from tightening US restrictions. Photo: Shutterstock

China boosts semiconductor production in 2020, but imports keep apace, frustrating self-sufficiency goals

  • Integrated circuits, industrial robots and new energy vehicles saw double-digit growth in 2020, according to the National Bureau of Statistics
  • While China is pushing for technological self-sufficiency, some analysts say the country remains far from its goal

Topic |   China technology
China’s production of integrated circuits accelerated in 2020 despite setbacks from tightening US restrictions. Photo: Shutterstock China’s production of integrated circuits accelerated in 2020 despite setbacks from tightening US restrictions. Photo: Shutterstock
China’s production of integrated circuits accelerated in 2020 despite setbacks from tightening US restrictions. Photo: Shutterstock
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