SMIC is building a US$9 billion plant in the Shanghai free-trade zone, adding to plans for new fabs in Beijing and Shenzhen as China pushes to advance its semiconductor industry. Photo: Bloomberg SMIC is building a US$9 billion plant in the Shanghai free-trade zone, adding to plans for new fabs in Beijing and Shenzhen as China pushes to advance its semiconductor industry. Photo: Bloomberg
SMIC is building a US$9 billion plant in the Shanghai free-trade zone, adding to plans for new fabs in Beijing and Shenzhen as China pushes to advance its semiconductor industry. Photo: Bloomberg

China’s top chip maker SMIC to build a US$9 billion factory in Shanghai amid Beijing’s push for tech self-sufficiency

  • Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation is pouring US$8.87 into a new chip fabrication plant in Shanghai’s free-trade zone
  • The company has other plants planned for Beijing and Shenzhen as Beijing seeks to advance the country’s semiconductor industry

Topic |   Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC)
SMIC is building a US$9 billion plant in the Shanghai free-trade zone, adding to plans for new fabs in Beijing and Shenzhen as China pushes to advance its semiconductor industry. Photo: Bloomberg SMIC is building a US$9 billion plant in the Shanghai free-trade zone, adding to plans for new fabs in Beijing and Shenzhen as China pushes to advance its semiconductor industry. Photo: Bloomberg
SMIC is building a US$9 billion plant in the Shanghai free-trade zone, adding to plans for new fabs in Beijing and Shenzhen as China pushes to advance its semiconductor industry. Photo: Bloomberg
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