SMIC Announces Unaudited 2014 Interim Results

SHANGHAI, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world, announces the unaudited interim results of operations of the Company and its subsidiaries for the six months ended June 30, 2014.

FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sales was US$962.4 million for the six months ended June 30, 2014, compared to US$1,042.9 million for the six months ended June 30, 2013. The decrease was primarily because there had been no wafer shipments from Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation ("Wuhan Xinxin") since the first quarter of 2014.
  • Gross profit was a record high of US$239.2 million for the six months ended June 30, 2014 representing an increase of 2.4% compared to US$233.5 million for the six months ended June 30, 2013.
  • Gross margin improved to 24.9% for the six months ended June 30, 2014 from 22.4% for the six months ended June 30, 2013.
  • Profit from operations was US$87.8 million for the six months ended June 30, 2014 (of which US$7.6 million came from the gain on disposal of property, plant and equipment and assets classified as held-for-sale), compared to US$130.5 million for the six months ended June 30, 2013 (of which US$53.3 million came from the gain on disposal of property, plant and equipment and assets classified as held-for-sale and gain on disposal of subsidiaries).

For the full announcement of SMIC’s unaudited 2014 financial results, please see: http://photos.prnasia.com/prnk/20140828/0861406193

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