US President Joe Biden holds up a silicon wafer as he participates virtually in the CEO Summit on Semiconductor and Supply Chain Resilience, in the White House on April 12. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden holds up a silicon wafer as he participates virtually in the CEO Summit on Semiconductor and Supply Chain Resilience, in the White House on April 12. Photo: AP
David Brown
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by David Brown

Why the global chip shortage is a good sign for the world economy

  • Demand for semiconductors is growing as world economic activity recovers. A combination of stronger recovery and inflation shows the global economy is returning to some semblance of normality

US President Joe Biden holds up a silicon wafer as he participates virtually in the CEO Summit on Semiconductor and Supply Chain Resilience, in the White House on April 12. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden holds up a silicon wafer as he participates virtually in the CEO Summit on Semiconductor and Supply Chain Resilience, in the White House on April 12. Photo: AP
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