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Samsung raises non-memory chip investment to $151 billion through 2030

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  • Samsung said it will accelerate research and development of advanced chip contract manufacturing processes and construction of production lines.
  • Samsung competes with bigger rivals Taiwan's TSMC in contract chip manufacturing and Qualcomm in mobile processing chips.

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    A Samsung flag (R) and South Korean national flag flutter at the company's Seocho building in Seoul on April 28, 2021.
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    Samsung Electronics said on Thursday it would invest 171 trillion won ($151.10 billion) in non-memory chips through 2030, raising its previous investment target of 133 trillion won announced in 2019.

    Samsung competes with bigger rivals Taiwan's TSMC in contract chip manufacturing and Qualcomm in mobile processing chips.

    Samsung will accelerate research and development of advanced chip contract manufacturing processes and construction of production lines, it said in a statement.

    The South Korean electronics major added that its third chip production line at Pyeongtaek, south of Seoul, will be completed in the second half of 2022.