On September 18, 2020 Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, centre, is pictured with Keith Krach, left, the US undersecretary of state for economic growth, energy and the environment, and Morris Chang, founder of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC). Photo: Taiwan Presidential Office / AFP On September 18, 2020 Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, centre, is pictured with Keith Krach, left, the US undersecretary of state for economic growth, energy and the environment, and Morris Chang, founder of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC). Photo: Taiwan Presidential Office / AFP
On September 18, 2020 Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, centre, is pictured with Keith Krach, left, the US undersecretary of state for economic growth, energy and the environment, and Morris Chang, founder of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC). Photo: Taiwan Presidential Office / AFP

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen vows to bolster island’s global supply chain in semiconductors

  • Observers say semiconductors are key to plan for US and other countries to restructure the global supply chain and end reliance on China
  • Tsai tells corporate representatives her government will do its best to provide talent and create an advanced processing centre

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On September 18, 2020 Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, centre, is pictured with Keith Krach, left, the US undersecretary of state for economic growth, energy and the environment, and Morris Chang, founder of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC). Photo: Taiwan Presidential Office / AFP On September 18, 2020 Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, centre, is pictured with Keith Krach, left, the US undersecretary of state for economic growth, energy and the environment, and Morris Chang, founder of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC). Photo: Taiwan Presidential Office / AFP
On September 18, 2020 Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, centre, is pictured with Keith Krach, left, the US undersecretary of state for economic growth, energy and the environment, and Morris Chang, founder of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC). Photo: Taiwan Presidential Office / AFP
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