Demand for made-in-Taiwan PCs, chips and other electronics has surged since mid-2020 as people rely more on computers during the pandemic. Photo: Handout
Demand for made-in-Taiwan PCs, chips and other electronics has surged since mid-2020 as people rely more on computers during the pandemic. Photo: Handout

Semiconductor-starved mainland China seen driving long-term surge in exports from Taiwan

  • Global chip shortage – caused by a glut in pandemic-era orders, China-US tensions and new demand from automakers – is piling pressure on chip buyers to secure supplies
  • Mainland tech firms said to be stockpiling for the future in case worsening relations with the United States make it even harder to get Taiwanese tech supplies

Demand for made-in-Taiwan PCs, chips and other electronics has surged since mid-2020 as people rely more on computers during the pandemic. Photo: Handout
Demand for made-in-Taiwan PCs, chips and other electronics has surged since mid-2020 as people rely more on computers during the pandemic. Photo: Handout
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