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SMIC Holds Inaugural 2005 Technology Symposium in Korea

28 Sep 2005

Seoul, Korea  [2005-09-28]

(Seoul, Korea, September 28, 2005) Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC; NYSE: SMI and HKSE: 981) will hold its inaugural technology symposium in Seoul, Korea on September 30th, 2005. Similar to the symposium held last month in Beijing, China, the symposium in Korea is aimed at IC designers, customers, technology partners, and equipment vendors. In particular, SMIC has invited many Korean IC companies to attend the symposium in order for them to gain a better understanding of SMIC's services and technologies.

In conjunction with the technology symposium, SMIC will also make its debut at the 2005 Korea Semiconductor & Display Exhibition (SEDEX). A key event for the Korea semiconductor industry, SEDEX is expected to attract more than 11,000 visitors and 150 exhibitors, including many SMIC customers. Among SMIC's booth displays will be an advanced 12-inch wafer made from SMIC's Fab 4 in Beijing.

Visitors can find SMIC at booth 520 of Pacific Hall in Seoul's COEX Center for the duration of SEDEX from September 28-30.

About SMIC
SMIC (NYSE: SMI, SEHK: 0981.HK) is one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world, providing integrated circuit (IC) manufacturing at 0.35-micron to 0.11-micron and finer line technologies to customers worldwide. Established in 2000, SMIC has four 8-inch wafer fabrication facilities in volume production in Shanghai and Tianjin. In the first quarter of 2005, SMIC commenced commercial production at its 12-inch wafer fabrication facility in Beijing. SMIC also maintains customer service and marketing offices in the U.S., Europe, and Japan, and a representative office in Hong Kong. As part of its dedication towards providing high-quality services, SMIC has achieved ISO9001, ISO/TS16949, OHSAS18001, TL9000, BS7799 and ISO14001 certifications. For additional information, please visit