SMIC says its FinFET process is in production with 15,000 wafers per month
SMIC's FinFET process is in production and has a capacity of 15,000 wafers per month, Zhao Haijun, the chief co-executive officer of the leading Chinese contract chipmaker, said Friday.
SMIC plans to sell its entire equity interest in subsidiary for $397 million
SMIC plans to sell its entire equity interest in its controlling subsidiary SJ Semiconductor Corporation for about $397 million, recording an unaudited gain of about $231 million, the leading contract chip maker in China said Thursday.
SMIC reportedly increases prices across the board after April 1
Overall, this round of price increases was in the range of 15% to 30%.
SMIC plans to build new 28nm wafer fab in Shenzhen
New investment in the project is estimated at $2.35 billion. SMIC Shenzhen will be owned 55% by SMIC and no more than 23% by the Shenzhen government.
China, US semiconductor associations set up working group to build trust
The working group is scheduled to meet twice a year to share updates on technology and trade restriction policies between the two countries.
SMIC's product yields using 14nm process said to have reached TSMC's level
China's leading contract chipmaker SMIC's 14nm process yields have reached 90-95 percent, tying TSMC's equivalent process.
ASML says SMIC purchase orders relate to existing agreement for DUV lithography
ASML said this is not a material event for ASML, but it constitutes a disclosable event for SMIC under the Hong Kong listing rules.
SMIC said to have access to almost all types of ASML lithography except EUV lithography
The Shanghai Securities News quoted senior industry sources as saying that, in addition to EUV lithography, SMIC can buy almost all other types of lithography, including DUV lithography.
SMIC says it has signed $1.2 billion order with ASML
SMIC signed an order with ASML Holding N.V. for the purchase of its products used in the production of wafers for a total amount of $1.2 billion, the company said in an announcement today.
SMIC says it will do its best to ensure production expansion not affected
SMIC said that although uncertainty still exists, the company has always adhered to the law and is confident that its production and operation will not be significantly affected in the near future.