A logo of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) is seen at its headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan August 31, 2018. Photo: Reuters A logo of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) is seen at its headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan August 31, 2018. Photo: Reuters
A logo of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) is seen at its headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan August 31, 2018. Photo: Reuters
Pranay Kotasthane
Opinion

Opinion

Pranay Kotasthane and Jan-Peter Kleinhans

How Covid-19 changes the geopolitics of semiconductor supply chains

  • Just one company in Taiwan – TSMC – accounted for nearly half of the world’s contract chip making market share in 2019
  • The Japan earthquake and tsunami in 2011 led to a rearrangement of global auto manufacturing chains

A logo of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) is seen at its headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan August 31, 2018. Photo: Reuters A logo of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) is seen at its headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan August 31, 2018. Photo: Reuters
A logo of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) is seen at its headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan August 31, 2018. Photo: Reuters
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