Employees make chips at Jiejie Semiconductor Company in Nantong, Jiangsu province, China on March 17, 2021. Photo: AFP
Employees make chips at Jiejie Semiconductor Company in Nantong, Jiangsu province, China on March 17, 2021. Photo: AFP

China semiconductor: Beijing to waive taxes on imported materials, parts until 2030 in a boost to self-reliance drive

  • Chipmaking plants that produce devices with the process node of 65-nanometre or less will be exempt from import taxes on raw materials and equipment parts
  • Chinese chip makers, including top player Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), rely heavily on foreign technologies

Employees make chips at Jiejie Semiconductor Company in Nantong, Jiangsu province, China on March 17, 2021. Photo: AFP
Employees make chips at Jiejie Semiconductor Company in Nantong, Jiangsu province, China on March 17, 2021. Photo: AFP
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