China has sought to boost domestic semiconductor production, but it still relies heavily on imports for more advanced chips. Photo: Shutterstock
China has sought to boost domestic semiconductor production, but it still relies heavily on imports for more advanced chips. Photo: Shutterstock

Semiconductor imports to China shrink for first time in two years, but value jumps nearly 20 per cent

  • China’s integrated circuit imports fell 4.6 per cent in January and February to 91.9 billion units year on year
  • China has been trying boost to domestic production amid a chip shortage that has pushed up prices, but it still relies on imports for advanced chips

China has sought to boost domestic semiconductor production, but it still relies heavily on imports for more advanced chips. Photo: Shutterstock
China has sought to boost domestic semiconductor production, but it still relies heavily on imports for more advanced chips. Photo: Shutterstock
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