Tech war: Huawei deputy chairman Eric Xu urges more support for Chinese-made semiconductors despite gap with advanced foreign chips

In a bold call to action, Huawei's Deputy Chairman, Eric Xu, has urged increased support for domestically produced semiconductors in China. Despite acknowledging the existing technology gap between Chinese-made chips and their global counterparts, Xu stressed the importance of fostering self-reliance in semiconductor manufacturing. He highlighted the critical role of these microchips in emerging technologies and national security. Xu's plea comes amidst the ongoing tech war and semiconductor shortages, prompting him to emphasize the need for China to invest heavily in research, development, and infrastructure to bridge the gap and ensure a sustainable, sovereign supply of semiconductor components.
South China Morning Post

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