China's move to improve self-sufficiency for semiconductors is gaining momentum - in line with the country's national policy and in the wake of the trade war with the US - with DRAM startup ChangXin Memory Technologies moving in equipment at its 12-inch fab. CXMT aims to start commercial runs for part of its production lines by the end of 2019. But in general, the US-China trade war has been disrupting the operations of the supply chains and seasonal patterns. Notebook ODMs expect disappointing shipments for the third quarter of 2019 - a period that is supposed to be a traditional high season.
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