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Semiconductor Manufacturing International's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMI)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 8, 2012 8:30 p.m. EDT


En-Ling Feng – Senior Director of IR

T.Y. Chiu – Chief Executive Officer

Gareth Kung – Chief Financial Officer, SVP


Steven Pelayo – HSBC

Patrick Liao – Nomura Securities

Dan Heyler – Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Rick Hsu – J.P. Morgan



Welcome to the Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation's second quarter 2012 webcast conference call. Today's conference call is chaired by Dr. T.Y. Chiu, Chief Executive Officer; Mr. Gareth Kung, Chief Financial Officer; and Mr. En-Ling Feng, Senior Director of Investor Relations.

Today's webcast conference call will be simultaneously streamed through the internet at SMIC's website. Please be advised that your dialers are in listen-only mode. However, at the conclusion of the management presentation, we will be having a question-and-answer session, upon which you will receive further instructions as to how to participate.

The earnings press release is available for download at Webcast playback will also be available approximately one hour after the event at Without further ado, I would like to introduce to you Mr. En-Ling Feng, Senior Director of Investor Relations for the cautionary statement. Sir, please go ahead.

En-Ling Feng

Hello, everyone. Welcome to SMIC's second quarter 2012 earnings conference call. For today's call, our CEO T.Y. Chiu will first provide some general remarks. Then our CFO Gareth Kung will present the financial commentary. This will be followed by our Q&A session. As usual, our call will be approximately 60 minutes in length. The earnings press release and quarterly financial presentations are available for you to download at under Investor Relations in the Events & Presentation section.

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