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The China Semiconductor Industry is dominated as of 2015, SK Hynix Inc. (South Korea)
The China semiconductor industry is highly competitive with the presence of a large number of small and big domestic and global players which are competing in the market. The China semiconductor industry is dominated by global companies followed by domestic companies. As of 2015, SK Hynix Inc. (South Korea) dominated the China semiconductor industry.
SK Hynix Inc. (South Korea) is one of the leading manufacturers and sellers of memory devices and other semiconductor products and services. The company is focused on becoming a leader in the memory semiconductor solution, especially for the advanced next-generation memory technologies which include STT-MRAM, ReRAM, and PC RAM. The company is focused on increasing its business operations and revenue from China operations. The company is adopting various strategies such as acquisition, expansion, investment, contract, and agreement to become a leader in memory solutions in the China semiconductor market. It is also focused on enhancing its geographical coverage to expand its customer base and business operation in China. For this purpose, the company has established technology centers in China. For instance, in June 2016, the company signed a USD 5.5-Million contract with Eugene Technology Co., Ltd. (South Korea), a semiconductor equipment manufacturer. Under this contract, Eugene Technology Co., Ltd. would supply semiconductor equipment to the company.
HiSilicon Technologies Co., Ltd. (China), a wholly owned subsidiary of Huawei Investment & Holding Co., Ltd. (China), is engaged in the designing, manufacturing, and marketing of ASICs, SoC, and solutions for consumer electronics and communications markets. Huawei has a significant dominance in the telecom domain. It has major presence in China and is continuously collaborating and partnering with different companies for the development and deployment of IoT and telecom-related technology. Huawei contributes to almost 90% of the company’s revenue, which indicates that the company is producing semiconductor products solely for its parent company. HiSilicon holds IP rights of almost 100 self-developed chips and nearly 500 patents. For instance, in September 2015, the company collaborated with Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (U.S.), a provider of audio, video, and voice technologies for entertainment and communication products, to offer Dolby Vision 4K UHD SoC technologies for Ultra HD STBs for the DVB, IPTV, and OTT markets including Android platform-based STBs with the HiSilicon Hi3798C V200 chipsets.
Other major players in China semiconductor industry include Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC) (China), Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea), Micron Technology Inc. (U.S.), Intel Corp. (U.S.), Qualcomm Inc. (U.S.), Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology Co. Ltd. (JCET) (China), Tianjin Zhonghuan Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (China), and Spreadtrum Communications Inc. (China).
This report provides a detailed insight into the overall China semiconductor industry, with detailed segmentations based on component and end user combined with the qualitative analysis of the industry. The China semiconductor industry has been forecast till 2020.
China Semiconductor Industry: Expansion Plans Analysis and Trends (Government Policies and Guidelines, Import and Export Impact on Trade Partners, Key Concepts, Case Study, Key Strategies Adopted, Future Plans, and Recommendation to Players)
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