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In depth: China chip sector has money, now it just needs workers

Tech talents in short supply despite Beijing's cash injection to boost industry

Fierce bidding for China’s limited pool of chipmaking talent has led to a surge in wages.    © Reuters

What do you get when you dump hundreds of billions of dollars in government and private investor cash into a limited labor market with the aim of building a world-class microchip sector from scratch?

A paradise for workers, perhaps, but also a mess.

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