AS Published on Tuesday 5 July 2022 - n° 411 - Categories:US policy

The Sino-American war over silicon

Industrial silicon is the raw material for silicon used in solar production. As the manufacture of silicon consumes a lot of energy, Xinjiang has become an important centre for the production of industrial silicon thanks to the region's cheap electricity and its proximity to mining areas.

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