Semiconductor maker Intel has received approval to build a $2.5 billion chip plant in
The Associated Press report, quoting the Web site of China's National Development and Reform Commission, the country's top economic planning agency, said the factory is planned for the northeastern city of
The report said Intel, the world's largest semiconductor maker, has not revealed plans to build a chip plant in
Demand for chips in
The communist government wants Chinese companies to spend more on developing profitable technology and is encouraging foreign companies to move high-tech facilities to
The Intel factory approved for Dalian would use 90-nanometer technology, the NDRC announcement said, the report further said.