Intel reiterated its commitment in expansion of its manufacturing facilities and setting up new fabs globally late last week. Apparently, the world’s largest chipmaker is considering the
At talks late last week, Russian acting minister for industry, science and technologies Andrei Fursenko and president of Intel’s Russian division Steve Chase pondered the possibility of housing production of Intel electronic components in Russia, according to a report from RIAN.ru.
“The talk is about printed circuit boards and products on their base – telecommunications and network products, expansion cards, PCs and laptops, servers,” spokesperson for the Industrial Ministry’s said Monday.
According to Mr. Chase, Intel Corporation commands 85% of
Steve Chase said 90% of PCB-based components production is now concentrated in
In the course of negotiations there were discussions in regards customs duties for components’ import into
Russian acting minister for industry, science and technologies said that certain preferences should be given to high-tech companies, which is in-line with the general trend for the country’s economy. He assured partners of readiness to continue negotiations after getting specific proposals.
Currently Intel has certain R&D and marketing divisions located in