On April 1st, citing sources, stated that SMIC, a leading Chinese foundry manufacturer, informed its customers via email that SMIC’s foundry prices will be adjusted across the board from April 1. The order remains at the original price, and orders that have been placed but not online will be executed at the new value regardless of the order time and payment ratio.
In addition, another source pointed out that SMIC has already started to increase prices in March this year, and the price increase range varies from customer to customer, and the 8-inch and 12-inch orders have different increases. On the whole, this round of cost raises is about 15% to 30%.
It is worth mentioning that due to the global shortage of cores, many foundries such as the front-end Semiconductor Manufacturing Company have already announced price increases, and SMIC is one of the later manufacturers. The above-mentioned industry chain people believe that most customers will also understand it.
SMIC is one of the world’s leading integrated circuit foundry companies and is also a professional foundry company with the most advanced technology, the largest scale, the most complete supporting services, and multinational operations in mainland China.
It mainly gives customers 0.35 micron to 14 Integrated circuit wafer foundry and supporting services for nanometer multiple technology nodes and different process platforms.
SMIC will achieve a net profit of 4.332 billion yuan in 2020, a year-on-year increase of 141.5%. SMIC stated that its operating revenue in 2020 will total RMB 27.47 billion and net profit will be RMB 4.0213 billion, and it has announced that it has completed the 12nm general platform verification on the 14nm FinFET general process platform.
The company’s integrated circuit foundry business is based on 8-inch or 12-inch wafers to implement circuit patterns and functions designed by customers. Additionally, to integrated circuit foundry, the company is also committed to creating a platform-based ecological service model.