The logo of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) at its headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Photo: Reuters
The logo of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) at its headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Photo: Reuters

Is TSMC’s Arizona project a US tech supply chain win? Or a cautionary tale?

  • US trade officials say the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company pledge to build a US$12 billion plant is example of bringing tech supply chain home
  • But analysts note the process of ramping up can drag on, and attracting essential suppliers is far from easy

The logo of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) at its headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Photo: Reuters
The logo of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) at its headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Photo: Reuters
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