TSMC chief blames geopolitical tensions for chip shortage, plays down threat from Intel and rival fabs

//TSMC chief blames geopolitical tensions for chip shortage, plays down threat from Intel and rival fabs

TSMC chief blames geopolitical tensions for chip shortage, plays down threat from Intel and rival fabs

Customers of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC), the world’s largest contract chip maker, are facing an extended semiconductor shortage because of short-term geopolitical tensions and escalating demand for chips in the long term.TSMC chief executive C.C. Wei said in a conference call on Thursday that clients’ rush to stockpile chips was the product of geopolitical tensions, “creating short-term imbalance in the supply chain”. The company’s chief financial officer, Wendell Huang,…

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