Why has TSMC’s Nanjing expansion plan stirred up a hornets’ nest in Beijing and Taipei?

//Why has TSMC’s Nanjing expansion plan stirred up a hornets’ nest in Beijing and Taipei?

Why has TSMC’s Nanjing expansion plan stirred up a hornets’ nest in Beijing and Taipei?

While the decision by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC), the world’s biggest contract chip manufacturer, to expand production at its plant in Nanjing, the capital city of Chinese coastal province Jiangsu, may make sense amid a global chip shortage, it has nonetheless stirred cross-strait tensions.The plan to spend US$2.87 billion to expand production at the Nanjing fab, which produces 28-nm node chips and lags behind TSMC’s most advanced plants by at least two generations, can be…

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