Amid COVID-19 and Trade War, China Continues to Advance Its Semiconductor Memory Industry

Amid escalating trade tensions with the West, the process of building a self-sufficient semiconductor ecosystem in China has strongly accelerated. Chinese players are starting to threaten the market’s equilibrium and could trigger profound changes in the memory business.

XMC becomes YRST or Changjiang Storage

As reported by Digitimes, a major enterprise in Wuhan, China has broken ground on the first of three mega-fabs to produce 3D-NAND chips. The final fab name-plate may ultimately read XMC or YMTC or YRST or possibly Changjiang Storage (not…

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