Semiconductors

Alibaba to Start Making Its Own Computing Chips Next Year

Alibaba to Start Making Its Own Computing Chips Next Year

Alibaba, one of China’s best-known internet firms, plans to start making its own semiconductors in the middle of next year…

Sep 20, 2018
Tang Shihua
China Is Still Open to Resolving Qualcomm Antitrust Issues, Watchdog Says

China Is Still Open to Resolving Qualcomm Antitrust Issues, Watchdog Says

China regrets Qualcomm’s decision to abandon its bid to buy NXP Semiconductors and still hopes to find a way to…

Jul 27, 2018
Liao Shumin
Qualcomm’s Sunk Deal Is Unrelated to US Trade Dispute, Chinese Ministry Says

Qualcomm’s Sunk Deal Is Unrelated to US Trade Dispute, Chinese Ministry Says

China’s ongoing trade tiff with the United States had nothing to do with the end this week of Qualcomm’s quest…

Jul 27, 2018
Tang Shihua & Xu Zuwei
[Exclusive] China’s Silence Sounds Death Knell for Qualcomm’s NXP Deal

[Exclusive] China’s Silence Sounds Death Knell for Qualcomm’s NXP Deal

Qualcomm’s USD44 billion proposed takeover of NXP Semiconductors “is over,” a manager at the US chipmaker told Yicai Global less…

Jul 26, 2018
Guo Liqin
[Exclusive] China Stays Quiet as Qualcomm-NXP Deadline Looms, Executive Says

[Exclusive] China Stays Quiet as Qualcomm-NXP Deadline Looms, Executive Says

Qualcomm will have to pay the largest compensation fee in the history of semiconductor mergers if China rules tomorrow that…

Jul 24, 2018
Guo Liqin
South Korea's Semiconductor Exports Hit Record High Last Year, With China as Its Largest Market

South Korea's Semiconductor Exports Hit Record High Last Year, With China as Its Largest Market

South Korea's Semiconductor Exports Hit Record High Last Year, With China as Its Largest Market

Mar 23, 2018
Xu Wei
Chinese Wafer Maker Starts Building USD253 Million Plant to Tackle Foreign Monopoly

Chinese Wafer Maker Starts Building USD253 Million Plant to Tackle Foreign Monopoly

Ningxia Yinhe Semiconductor Technology Co. has officially begun construction of its CNY1.6-billion (USD253-million) silicon wafer factory in northwestern China as…

Mar 20, 2018
Dou Shicong
Zhonghuan Partners Chinese Academy of Sciences to Build Semiconductor Industry Park

Zhonghuan Partners Chinese Academy of Sciences to Build Semiconductor Industry Park

Tianjin Zhonghuan Semiconductor Co. is partnering up with the Chinese Academy of Sciences to set up an industry area at the Tianjin Hi-Tech Industry Park in order to meet demand from emerging sectors.

Mar 13, 2018
Tang Shihua
Chinese Component Maker Yangjie Electronic Splashes USD11 Million on 60% Stake in Its Chip Supplier

Chinese Component Maker Yangjie Electronic Splashes USD11 Million on 60% Stake in Its Chip Supplier

Jiangsu-based electronic components maker Yangzhou Yangjie Electronic Technology Co. [SHE:300373] plans to buy a 60-percent stake in an upstream semiconductor…

Oct 30, 2017
Dou Shicong
Yoke Technology, Jaewon Industrial Team Up to Build Three Electronic Chemical Plants

Yoke Technology, Jaewon Industrial Team Up to Build Three Electronic Chemical Plants

Chinese flame-retardant product maker Jiangsu Yoke Technology Co. [SHE:002409] will team up with renowned South Korean electronic chemicals producer Jaewon…

Oct 25, 2017
Tang Shihua
Yoke Technology to Acquire Jiangsu Xianke, Buy 90% Stake in Kemeite Special Gas for USD370 Million

Yoke Technology to Acquire Jiangsu Xianke, Buy 90% Stake in Kemeite Special Gas for USD370 Million

Jiangsu Yoke Technology Co. [SHE:002409] plans to issue new shares to take a 90-percent stake in gas producer Chengdu Kemeite…

Oct 19, 2017
Zhang Xia
China’s Integrated Circuit Sector Is Growing Rapidly, But There Are Holes to Be Filled, Experts Say

China’s Integrated Circuit Sector Is Growing Rapidly, But There Are Holes to Be Filled, Experts Say

The rise of integrated circuit manufacturing in China has seen a nationwide investment spree, but there are still a number…

Oct 12, 2017
Xu Wei