A man views a display at the Semicon China exhibition, March 17, 2021. Photo: Reuters
A man views a display at the Semicon China exhibition, March 17, 2021. Photo: Reuters

US-China tech war: Chinese semiconductor output surged 33 per cent last year, double the growth rate in 2020

  • The latest data highlights the country’s efforts to boost chip output amid a protracted semiconductor shortage and Beijing’s push for tech self-sufficiency
  • Separately, China’s chip imports amounted to US$432 billion in 2021, a 23.6 per cent increase from the previous year

A man views a display at the Semicon China exhibition, March 17, 2021. Photo: Reuters
A man views a display at the Semicon China exhibition, March 17, 2021. Photo: Reuters
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