Samsung Semiconductor packaging and testing production line was completed recently in Xi'an Hi-tech Zone, which signifies the Samsung chip plant has become the only oversea production base of Samsung’s memory chips manufacturing, packaging and testing. It also marks the formation of a semiconductor industry chain in the Xi'an High-tech zone.
In recent years, the high-tech zone not only attracted the world's top 500 companies such as Samsung, Micron Semiconductor, Applied Materials, but also brought more than 30 R&D centers of the world-renowned companies to settle down in the zone, which includes Xi'an Samsung Electronics Research Institute and Xi'an Samsung data R& D center. The Micron company increased investment four times and its total investment in Xi'an High-tech Zone has reached more than 1 billion US dollars. In addition, the high-tech zone also cultivated some famous domestic semiconductor companies such Xi'an Aerospace Chip (Hangtianminxin) and Xi'an Aerospace Huaxun.
After some leading enterprises and projects including Samsung Electronics and its related projects settled down and put into production in Xi'an High-tech Zone, a semiconductor industry cluster with an output value of over 100 billion yuan has been formed. Xi'an high-tech zone has become the world's leading semiconductor industry and information industry base. In 2014 the total import and export of Xi'an Hi-tech Zone reached $18 billion, hitting a record high.