China tends to become unsurpassable in its mature industries, and therefore China’s self-sufficiency, if achieved, will certainly threaten the US’s global position. Nonetheless, the fast-paced nature of the high-tech industry in combination with the domestic and international challenges mean that self-sufficiency is likely decades away. But China’s R&D spending is on a trajectory to oust the US from top position. Here’s a comparison of the data.
China’s current position in semiconductor manufacturing is characterized by growth. Nonetheless, there are deep deficiencies in its domestic supply chain. Is China’s catch up on the horizon?
China has fallen behind in semiconductor manufacturing while simultaneously becoming an economic superpower capable of challenging the US on global governance issues. How do we make sense of China’s vulnerable position in light of its global economic success?
Escalating geopolitical tensions and trade interruptions have prompted both China and the United States to prioritize building domestic supply chains of advanced semiconductors, the key component of advanced computing and electronics. Neither country intends to depend on foreign supply for long. Who makes these critical chips right now? How close are the US and China from the lead?
Semiconductors are the advanced computing power technology transforming human life on every continent. They are at the center of US-China tensions, since both global superpowers are bent on dominating advanced tech. Is there a denouement in sight?