The US-China trade war has thrown a spotlight on the slowdown seen in the semiconductor industry. Photo: Xinhua

Trade war alone did not cause the slump in Asia’s export hubs, but Donald Trump ‘blocking’ recovery

  • Tariff war between the world’s two largest economies has rippled through the semiconductor industry tied to the global roll out of 5G
  • Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan have seen sharp drops in growth this year due to declining electronic exports
Topic |   US-China trade war

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The US-China trade war has thrown a spotlight on the slowdown seen in the semiconductor industry. Photo: Xinhua
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Finbarr Bermingham

Finbarr Bermingham

Finbarr Bermingham has been reporting on Asian trade since 2014. Prior to this, he covered global trade and economics in London. He joined the Post in 2018, before which he was Asia Editor at Global Trade Review and Trade Correspondent for the International Business Times.