Without access to leading-edge chip production tools, SMIC remains committed to 5nm and 3nm process technologies.
Guangdong province in China sets up $1.5 billion fund to finance local semiconductor industry.
German coalition finally agrees to provide Intel and TSMC billions of Euros in funding.
U.S. officials say that while SMIC can make 7nm chips, their performance is lower than those of rivals, and their volumes may be lower than Huawei needs.
TSMC says 2nm mass production is on track for 2025 and mentions its successor, 1.4nm-class tech, for the first time.
Nvidia is talking to the U.S. government about selling 'permissible GPUs' to Chinese entities.
As the U.S., Netherlands, and Japan restrict sales of advanced fab tools to China, South Korea-based Nextin continues to supply Chinese companies with sophisticated inspection equipment.
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