The problem for China is that the its talent pool is not keeping pace with its ambitions in the field of semiconductors. Photo: SFP
The problem for China is that the its talent pool is not keeping pace with its ambitions in the field of semiconductors. Photo: SFP

China’s semiconductor industry faces a growing talent shortage as Beijing aims for global dominance in chip manufacture

  • Pool of qualified engineers, scientists ‘too small to support industry as China strives for global supremacy, self-sufficiency in chip design and manufacture’
  • Shortfall doubled in 2019 to about 300,000 from 150,000 in 2015, according to a report published this year by Peking University

Topic |   Semiconductors
The problem for China is that the its talent pool is not keeping pace with its ambitions in the field of semiconductors. Photo: SFP
The problem for China is that the its talent pool is not keeping pace with its ambitions in the field of semiconductors. Photo: SFP
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