An explosion at a polysilicon plant occurred in northwest China.
The incident occurred in the city of Shihezi in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. It is noted that the silica reactor exploded.
In addition, due to the fact that the fire is out of control, firefighters are requesting new calculations.
Footage posted by eyewitnesses on Twitter shows a large plume of smoke from the ensuing fire.
According to the portal SeekingAlpha, if the information is confirmed, it can have consequences for the global semiconductor industry, which is already experiencing a serious shortage.