Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China’s top chip maker, was placed on the US Entity List last year, cutting it off from components produced with US technology. Photo: Shutterstock Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China’s top chip maker, was placed on the US Entity List last year, cutting it off from components produced with US technology. Photo: Shutterstock
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China’s top chip maker, was placed on the US Entity List last year, cutting it off from components produced with US technology. Photo: Shutterstock
Semiconductors

China will ‘vigorously support’ semiconductor industry, IT ministry head says, as country seeks self-sufficiency in chip-making

  • The head of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said China’s semiconductor industry grew three times faster in 2020 than global peers
  • The minister also acknowledged geopolitical challenges and addressed a new law regulating rare earths, important elements for chips

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Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China’s top chip maker, was placed on the US Entity List last year, cutting it off from components produced with US technology. Photo: Shutterstock Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China’s top chip maker, was placed on the US Entity List last year, cutting it off from components produced with US technology. Photo: Shutterstock
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China’s top chip maker, was placed on the US Entity List last year, cutting it off from components produced with US technology. Photo: Shutterstock
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