SMIC teams up with SZ to build US$2.35b chip foundry

CHINA‚ÄôS largest chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC) has entered into an agreement with the Shenzhen government to build a new wafer fabrication plant in the tech hub. The new plant, to be operated by SMIC Shenzhen, will focus on mature chipmaking technologies of 28-nanometer and above, with the aim of producing 40,000 12-inch (30-centimeter)…

SZ ranks top in technical maturity

(Source |China Daily) SHENZHEN takes first place in technical maturity among 47 Chinese cities in a report jointly released by China Development Research Foundation (CDRF) and accounting firm PwC on Friday. It also takes leading positions in other criteria such as resilience, transportation and urban planning, sustainable development, culture and quality of life, and ease…