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SMIC Participates in SEMICON China 2008

18 Mar 2008

Shanghai  [2008-03-18]

Shanghai, China, March 18, 2008- Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC", NYSE: SMI;HKSE: 0981.HK), one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world and the largest in China, is currently participating in SEMICON China 2008 from March 18 through 20 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC). This year marks SMIC’s fifth consecutive appearance at the event.

SEMICON China 2008, celebrating its 20th anniversary, is co-organized by Semiconductor Equipment and Materials Institute (SEMI) and China Electronic Chamber of Commerce (CECC). For a third straight year, the IC Design Suppliers Pavilion, held in conjunction with SEMICON China, and in which SMIC is participating, is again organized by the Fabless Semiconductor Association (FSA) and Shanghai IC Association (SICA). The three-day event and conference, focused on semiconductor manufacturing technology, is expected to attract over 1,100 exhibitors and over 30,000 visitors.

As in previous years, SMIC is showcasing its latest technologies and product offerings at its booth, including 90nm masks, 90nm Logic wafers, and 300mm silicon wafers, as well as product samples of 3G TD-SCDMA and CMOS image sensor chips, isMICTM chips, and more. In addition, Dr. William Lee, VP of Sales and Marketing from SMIC, is delivering a keynote speech entitled “Spotlight on China’s IC Industry” in the CEO Wafer Processing Technology Forum on the afternoon of March 18.Other senior executives from SMIC are invited to present and appear at various seminars and conferences.

Visitors can find SMIC at booth 1401 in Hall W1 of the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) for the duration of SEMICON China 2008 from Tuesday, March 18 through Thursday, March 20, 2008.

About SMIC
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) is one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world and the largest and most advanced foundry in Mainland China, providing integrated circuit (IC) manufacturing service at 0.35um to 65nm and finer line technologies. Headquartered in Shanghai, China, SMIC has a 300mm wafer fabrication facility (fab) and three 200mm wafer fabs in its Shanghai mega-fab, two 300mm wafer fabs in its Beijing mega-fab, a 200mm wafer fab in Tianjin, and an in-house assembly and testing facility in Chengdu. SMIC also has customer service and marketing offices in the U.S., Europe, and Japan, and a representative office in Hong Kong. In addition, SMIC manages and operates a 200mm wafer fab in Chengdu owned by Cension Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation and a 300mm wafer fab under construction in Wuhan owned by Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation. For more information, please visit .