Caixin
Jul 14, 2022 08:12 PM
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Analysis: China’s Chipmaking Hub Beats Covid Chaos With Closed-Loop Strategy

Despite a new wave of Covid-19 in Jiangsu province's Wuxi, chip companies have continued running due to closed-loop management and almost uninterrupted logistics. Photo: VCG
Despite a new wave of Covid-19 in Jiangsu province's Wuxi, chip companies have continued running due to closed-loop management and almost uninterrupted logistics. Photo: VCG

Closed-loop management and almost uninterrupted logistics have helped many chip companies keep their factories up and running in Wuxi — one of China’s key semiconductor manufacturing hubs — despite the city’s new wave of Covid-19 infections that started in late June, according to local sources.

The facilities are mainly situated in the city’s Xinwu district, a person at Wuxi’s industry and information technology bureau told Caixin. The area is home to factories run by big-name players like Hua Hong Semiconductor Ltd. and SK Hynix Inc.

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