Top Chinese universities set up IC schools
The Integrated Circuit schools at China's top universities Peking University and Huazhong University of Science and Technology were established on Thursday and Wednesday, respectively, the third and fourth Chinese universities to set up the schools within six months.
China's Q1 IC imports up 11.2% year-on-year to $40 billion
China imported 155.27 billion units of integrated circuits in the first quarter, an increase of 33.6%.
China's IC sales up 17 percent to $135 billion last year
China imported 543.5 billion integrated circuits in 2020, an increase of 22.1% year-on-year.
ASML exec says they remain open to exporting mask aligner to China
ASML is open to exporting IC mask aligner to China and will fully support it within the legal and regulatory framework, Shen Bo, global vice president and president of the mask aligner manufacturing giant's China region, said in an interview with thepaper.cn on November 5.
China's first university dedicated to training of IC talent officially established
On October 22, the Nanjing Integrated Circuit University, China's first university dedicated to the training of integrated circuit talent, was officially established in Nanjing.
China imports 53.72 billion ICs in Sept, hitting another record high
China imported 53.72 billion integrated circuits in September, with a total value of 256.93 billion yuan. This is another record high for China's single-month imports of integrated circuits after July, according to data released by China's General Administration of Customs on October 13.