2021-10-18 - IC Insights

IC Industry at Heart of Possible China Takeover of Taiwan

Combined, China and Taiwan would hold about 37% of global IC capacity, almost 3x that of North America.

2021-06-08 - Strategy Analytics

Trade War, Shortages Fueling China’s Semiconductor Self-Sufficiency

Trade sanctions and the semiconductor shortage have accelerated investment by China’s government in semiconductors.

2021-05-27 - Junko Yoshida

Apple vs. Huawei: Is Decoupling Really Happening in Tech & Supply Chains?

The U.S.-China trade war has turned "decoupling" into a buzzword. The questions are: is there really a decoupling going on?…

2020-12-31 - EETA Staff

2020 in Review: Top 10 Most-Read Stories

Here's a look back at our top 10 most popular stories during this tumultuous Year 2020...

2020-12-07 - TrendForce

China’s Semiconductor Faces Impact Again as SMIC Blacklisted by U.S. DoD

The Trump administration has added China’s SMIC to a trade blacklists along with three other China’s state-owned companies. Not only…

2020-10-05 - TrendForce

China’s Chip Sector Faces Possible Impact as SMIC Assesses Export Restrictions Placed by U.S.

SMIC made formal announcements assessing the Commerce Department’s notification to SMIC's suppliers that they will be restricted from shipping certain…

2020-09-30 - Alan Patterson

U.S. Restricts Tech Exports to China’s SMIC

The U.S. is reported to have restricted exports to SMIC, citing the possibility the technology could support China's military...

2020-09-23 - George Leopold

U.S. Fab Emphasis Questioned as Chip Industry Lobbying

Skeptics question the wisdom of subsidizing new U.S. fabs at the expense of next-generation chip technologies...

2020-09-21 - TrendForce

China’s Smartphone Market Reshuffles as Latest Sanctions Against Huawei Take Effect

China’s smartphone market prepares for reshuffling as latest sanctions against Huawei take effect on September 15, says TrendForce

2020-09-15 - George Leopold

AI Race: There’s Some Things Money Can’t Buy

AI competition is looking like a new cold war. China leads in R&D investment and published papers, but U.S. still…

2020-09-09 - Alan Patterson

U.S. May Blacklist China’s Chipmaker SMIC

The Trump Administration appears ready to expand its blacklist of Chinese companies and SMIC is reportedly one of the targets.

2020-09-07 - IC Insights

2H20 Growth Expectations Vary Among Leading IC Suppliers

TSMC continues to reap the benefits of strong demand for 7nm and 5nm devices...