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Vice Minister attends SEMICON Korea 2024 Industry Leadership Dinner
  • Registration date2024-02-02

Trade, Industry and Energy Vice Minister Kang Kyungsung attended the SEMICON Korea 2024 Industry Leadership Dinner on January 31 at Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas and held talks with Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI) Chairman Ajit Manocha to discuss cooperation with Korean and overseas semiconductor companies.


During his Industry Leadership Dinner congratulatory message and talks with Chairman Manocha, Vice Minister Kang stated that “this year, we are seeing the beginning of the end of the global chip industry’s downturn, with the global chip market projected to grow by over 14 percent year-on-year in 2024,” and highlighted that “the Korean Government is aiming to nurture a robust semiconductor ecosystem within the mega cluster that was announced on January 15 by establishing a cutting-edge testbed, providing 24 trillion won in policy funding over the next three years and stabilizing the supply chain via cooperation through the global chip solidarity.”