China’s microchip ambitions: Semiconductors advance the next phase of techno-nationalism

June 22, 2021
China may still look beyond its borders to supply its enormous thirst for semiconductors. But the manufacturing giant is racing to catch up to US tech firepower. The third installment of the Hinrich Foundation series on the global microchip industry, this paper tracks China’s efforts to champion home-grown semiconductor manufacturers, including through trillion-dollar digital infrastructure plans.