SMIC utilization rate hit by consumer electronics dependency

Amanda Liang, Taipei; Jack Wu, DIGITIMES Asia 0

SMIC's 2022 fourth-quarter earnings call has revealed warning signs with drops in both gross margin and capacity utilization. The utilization of its wafer fabs has dropped below 80% in 4Q22. Since 1Q19, SMIC has maintained a high utilization rate of...

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