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SMIC Announces Appointment of New Non-Executive Director and Re-designation of a Non-Executive Director to Alternate Director

January 29, 2009

HONG KONG, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Semiconductor Manufacturing
International Corporation (“SMIC”, NYSE: SMI and SEHK: 0981.HK) today
announced the appointment of Mr. Zhou Jie (“Mr. Zhou”) as a non-executive
director of the Company and the re-designation of Mr. Wang Zheng Gang (“Mr.
Wang”) from non-executive director to Alternate Director to Mr. Zhou, both
with effect from 23 Jan 2009.

Mr. Zhou Jie, aged 41, is an executive director and the executive deputy
CEO of Shanghai Industrial Holdings Limited. He is also an executive director
and the executive vice president of Shanghai Industrial Investment (Holdings)
Co. Ltd. and a director of Shanghai Industrial Pharmaceutical Investment Co.
Ltd., Chia Tai Qingchunbao Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., Shanghai Sunway Biotech
Co. Ltd. and The Wing Fat Printing Co. Ltd., a non-executive director of
Shanghai Fudan-Zhangjiang Bio-Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. and the chairman of the
supervisory committee of Bright Dairy and Food Co. Ltd. Mr. Zhou graduated
from Shanghai Jiaotong University with a master’s degree in management science
and engineering. He was formerly the deputy general manager of the investment
banking head office of Shanghai Wanquo Holdings Ltd. (now Shenyin & Wanguo
Securities Co. Ltd.) and previously held the positions of the chairman and
general manager of Shanghai S.I. Capital Co. Ltd. He has over 10 years’
experience in investment banking and capital markets operation.

Mr. Wang Zheng Gang is the chief representative of the Shanghai
representative office of Shanghai Industrial Holdings Limited and chairman of
SIIC Management (Shanghai) Ltd. He is also the vice chairman of Bright Dairy
and Food Co. Ltd. and a director of Shanghai Urban Development (Holdings) Co.
Ltd. and Shanghai Hu-Ning Expressway (Shanghai Section) Co., Ltd. He was the
head of Shanghai Dongfeng Rubber No.2 Factory, principal of Shanghai Dongfeng
Farm, vice chairman and general manager of Shanghai Agricultural Industrial
and Commercial Corp. Ltd. and a director and general manager of SIIC Africa
Enterprise Ltd. and general manager of the enterprise management department of
Shanghai Industrial Investment (Holdings) Co. Ltd. He graduated from the
School of Management of Fudan University with a master’s degree in economics
and has over 30 years’ experience in enterprise management.

Prof. Wang Yang Yuan, Chairman of Board, said, “The Board extends its
warmest welcome to Mr. Zhou and heartfelt gratitude to Mr. Wang’s continuous
support.”

Dr. Richard Chang, President and CEO of the Company added, “We believe Mr.
Zhou, who will be bringing with him extensive experience in investment banking
and capital market operations, will enhance SMIC’s standing in major capital
markets effectively.”

“With the same great delight, I would like to thank Mr. Wang for his
contribution as non-executive director and for taking up the role as alternate
director to Mr. Zhou.”

About SMIC

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”; NYSE: SMI;
SEHK: 981) is one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world and the
largest and most advanced foundry in Mainland China, providing integrated
circuit (IC) foundry and technology services at 0.35um to 45nm. Headquartered
in Shanghai, China, SMIC has a 300mm wafer fabrication facility (fab) and
three 200mm wafer fabs in its Shanghai mega-fab, two 300mm wafer fabs in its
Beijing mega-fab, a 200mm wafer fab in Tianjin, a 200mm fab under construction
in Shenzhen, and an in-house assembly and testing facility in Chengdu. SMIC
also has customer service and marketing offices in the U.S., Europe, and
Japan, and a representative office in Hong Kong. In addition, SMIC manages and
operates a 200mm wafer fab in Chengdu owned by Cension Semiconductor
Manufacturing Corporation and a 300mm wafer fab in Wuhan owned by Wuhan Xinxin
Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation. For more information, please visit
http://www.smics.com.


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