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The role of China and India in the future IC market

01 September 2007 | By Mark Osborne | Special Features | Edition 35

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The Asia-Pacific region has become a major IC market with significant growth seen in both China and Taiwan. India is being portrayed as the next major country in the region to see strong IC market growth in the next decade. This article discusses that growth through 2011 while highlighting the challenges faced by China and India in competing for a larger share of IC production at a time when every major IC market has large highly entrenched market leaders.
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Reader comments

China is slated to be the third largest semiconductor market in the world. The demand for the Integrated Circuit (IC chip) in the Chinese domestic market.
By Sourcing China on 10 December 2008
Earlier, investments in China were permitted only in export-oriented industries. Now, foreign investors are allowed to manufacture and sell a wide variety of products in the domestic market.
By China Procurement on 10 December 2008
As for the development of China's IC industry, IC design, chip manufacturing and the packaging & testing industry have grown, and the packaging & testing industry had the rapidest growth.
By China Market on 02 December 2008

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