Friday 7 June 2024
China Resources' acquisition of JCET shares is killing two birds with one stone
In March, China Resources announced the stunning news of acquiring SMIC's shares of JCET Group, a packaging and testing firm invested by China's National IC Industry Investment Fund...
Tuesday 28 May 2024
China can break through US EUV ban with mature-node innovation, but how?
China's Huawei claims to have successfully achieved domestic substitution of using its self-developed 7nm and 5nm chips in its smartphones and has boosted market standings of HiSilicon...
Friday 3 May 2024
China's chip self-sufficiency dream a 21st Century Great Leap Forward? How much longer can it subsidize?
Against the backdrop of a secular slowdown in economic growth and a real-estate bubble burst that added debt burdens, how much longer can China continue to subsidize its industries...
Thursday 18 April 2024
Why did SMIC divest from China's leading OSAT?
Brite Semiconductor, in which SMIC is the second largest shareholder, officially debuted on the Sci-Tech Innovation Board, with its stock soaring, leading to the gradual recovery...
Monday 15 April 2024
Weekly news roundup: JCET has offered advanced packaging services for chips below 5nm, the company says
These are the most-read DIGITIMES Asia stories in the week of April 8 - April 12.
Friday 12 April 2024
China's JCET confirms advanced packaging capability for chips below 5nm
Advanced chip manufacturing and advanced packaging have now become the focus of attention in China. SMIC already confirmed that it had adopted deep ultraviolet (DUV) lithography machines...
Thursday 28 March 2024
Chinese state-owned companies expanding presence in semiconductor industry
Chinese state-backed enterprises are expanding their presence in the semiconductor industry, the latest example being China Resources' takeover of backend house Jiangsu Changjiang...
Wednesday 27 March 2024
China Resource pays CNY11.6 billion to gain full control of JCET
The buyer behind the change of controlling interest in Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Tech (JCET), the world's third-largest IC packaging and testing company and the largest in Mainland...
Tuesday 5 March 2024
JCET to buy stake in WD subsidiary in China
JCET and Western Digital (WD) agreed on an equity purchase agreement, under which the former will acquire most of the stake in the latter's data storage subsidiary in China, solidifying...
Monday 26 February 2024
ASEH, JCET stepping up automotive IC backend deployments
Following ASE Technology Holding announced the acquisition of Infineon's automotive packaging and testing plants in South Korea and the Philippines on February 22, China's Jiangsu...
Wednesday 24 January 2024
ASEH, JCET gearing up for AI biz opportunities
OSATs ASE Holdings (ASEH) and Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology (JCET) are both looking to capitalize on the AI market potential.
Wednesday 3 January 2024
Chinese chip firms' valuations outperform local market in 2023; equipment shines
China's semiconductor firms in the IC packaging & testing, equipment, foundry, and IC design industries performed much better than their IDM, materials, optoelectronics, and memory...
Tuesday 2 January 2024
JCET: China's OSAT industry to experience a mixed situation in 2024, with upturn expected in 2025-26
As Moore's Law slows down, the semiconductor industry is transforming and facing challenges. As a crucial technological segment in the post-Moore era, the role of packaging and testing...
Tuesday 19 December 2023
Why would China send GPUs to Malaysia for advanced packaging?
A Reuters report quoted three people familiar with the fact that more and more Chinese IC design houses are having their chips packaged in Malaysia, worrying that the US...
Friday 24 November 2023
TSMC and JCET expressed contrasting views on chiplet development
At the recently concluded 2023 China International Semiconductor Summit held in Shanghai, senior executives from JCET and TSMC both emphasized the role of advanced packaging, yet...