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SMIC Participates in 3rd Annual IC China Conference and Exhibition

24 Aug 2005

Beijing, China  [2005-08-24]

(BEIJING, China, August 24, 2005) Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC; NYSE: SMI and HKSE: 981) begins today its participation at IC China 2005, marking its third consecutive appearance at the annual event which highlights China's IC industry.

IC China is a three-day conference and exhibition that has attracted over 500 global companies, including design houses, foundries, assembly and testing companies, equipment vendors, and packaging companies. As one of China's largest foundries, SMIC is using the exhibition to showcase its many advanced technologies such as 90nm masks, 90nm to 0.35um DRAM and logic wafers, and 12" wafers manufactured in SMIC's Fab 4 in Beijing. In addition, SMIC CEO and President, Dr. Richard Chang, is speaking at the summit conference on the present and future of China's IC industry.

Hosted by the China Semiconductor Industry Association (CSIA) and others, IC China 2005 offers seminars on a variety of topics including SoC design, IC design and product solutions, manufacturing, equipment, assembly and testing, digital TV and flat panel TV, automobile electronics, and technology cooperation and investment. These seminars are expected to spur further discussions on advanced technologies, market strategies, and potential partnerships.

"SMIC is grateful for this opportunity to share its successful experiences with industry partners," said Dr. Chang, "SMIC will continue to strength its cooperation with others in striving to provide the most comprehensive services to customers."

Visitors can find SMIC at booth C16 in Beijing's Haidian Exhibition Hall for the duration of IC China 2005 from August 24-26.

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


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