Wednesday 30 August 2023
UK seizes on US-China thaw for reset with Beijing
It may be now or never for the UK to repair its battered relationship with the world's second-largest economy.
Monday 17 July 2023
Intel Gaudi 2 not compelling enough for Chinese AI companies at the moment
Despite Intel's keen moves in promoting its latest AI solution, the Gaudi 2, in China recently, many Chinese AI companies are reportedly hesitant to switch their AI models onto Intel's...
Thursday 8 June 2023
Li Auto on track to begin production at Beijing plant
China-based EV company Li Auto will likely start production at a new plant in the Shunyi district of Beijing between July and August. The facility is expected to make 100,000 battery...
Wednesday 12 April 2023
China's focus on mature node IC technology may provide it a bargaining advantage
China's focus on the development of mature-node process technology for ICs may provide it with a bargaining advantage, according to industry observers.
Tuesday 11 April 2023
China puts focus on mature node manufacturing for ICs
China intends to put its focus on mature-node manufacturing for ICs instead of process miniaturization, aiming to elaborate innovation to boost the country's homegrown chipmaking...
Tuesday 7 March 2023
SMIC postpones mass production due to delivery delay of bottleneck machines
On the investor relations interactive platform P5W, SMIC was quizzed by investors regarding its delayed mass production, especially pertaining to the delivery of its bottleneck...
Monday 6 March 2023
US adds 28 Chinese companies to Entity List
The US has added 37 companies to a trade blacklist, including 28 based in China. Among the Chinese companies are Inspur and Loongson Technology.
Friday 3 February 2023
Bosch signs with Beijing Automotive to deliver high-end automotive products
Bosch China signed a strategic partnership with China's state-owned Beijing Automotive Group (BAIC) on Feb 1, strengthening ties with the leading supplier in the space of smart cockpit,...
Tuesday 20 December 2022
Renesas resumes Beijing chip plant production on Dec. 20
Japan-based Renesas Electronics has resumed production at its chip plant in Beijing after a suspension caused...
Monday 19 December 2022
Growing COVID cases forces Renesas to suspend Beijing plant
Japan-based Renesas Electronics has halted production at its chip plant in Beijing due to the growing COVID case number at the site. According to media reports, the company has suspended...
Monday 18 July 2022
Tesla new plant plan in China may face issues
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has reiterated that China will remain the top-choice destination for capacity expansion, with its plant in Shanghai contributing greatly to its leading position...
Monday 6 June 2022
India roundup: Beijing 'closely watching' New Delhi's rising scrutiny against Chinese comapnies
The Indian government is investigating Chinese companies, including Xiaomi, ZTE and Vivo, for financial and tax-related issues, while Taiwan-based companies, expecting rising demand...
Tuesday 19 April 2022
China making slow progress towards chip self-sufficiency
In addition to trade restrictions imposed by the US on crucial equipment, the ongoing COVID lockdowns in China's production hubs in Shanghai and other cities are disrupting the country's...
Friday 1 April 2022
SMIC posts 13% wafer ASP rise in 2021
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) saw its gross margin climb to a record high of 30.8% in 2021, when its wafer ASPs rose 13.1% to CNY4,763 (US$749.9) from CNY4,210...
Tuesday 29 March 2022
Hyundai, BAIC inject US$942 million into Beijing JV
Hyundai Motor is injecting US$471 million into Beijing Hyundai, its joint venture in China with Beijing Automotive Industry (BAIC), despite weak sales, according to South Korean media...
2023 Supply Chain Summit
Global server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2022
China smartphone AP shipments rise sequentially in 2Q23 and 3Q23, says DIGITIMES Research
Global high-end AI server shipments to soar in 2023, says DIGITIMES Research
In light of Huawei's 5G smartphone launch, US could pose even stricter sanctions, said DIGITIMES Research