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State Policy Guided Capital Investment Will Reignite the Development of China's Semiconductor Industry

Published: 16 January 2015

ID: G00270215

Analyst(s): Roger Sheng , Samuel Wang , Amy Teng

Summary

China released guidelines aiming to hasten development of its semiconductor industry into one that is more efficient and competitive. A state-level fund was created to provide specialized marketized financial support on key semiconductor areas. Gartner examines the lucrative opportunities available.

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  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Chinese semiconductor companies will invest more in manufacturing equipment, processing technologies, key IPs and IC relevant services, providing opportunities for upstream semiconductor vendors
  • Supported by investors, Chinese companies will seek more M&A and equity investment opportunities in the global semiconductor market, resulting in quick business growth — the return will come from the government's financing support and IPO in the Chinese market
  • Foreign semiconductor vendors will see more challenges from local Chinese competitors, resulting in market share loss in China-specific markets

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