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Taiwan became top chip manufacturer with US help. Can it stay there?

  • This is the third in a four-part series of in-depth articles examining China’s efforts to build a stronger domestic semiconductor industry amid trade tensions
  • Here we look at how Taiwan became a global force in chip production with the help of the US and the challenges it now faces, including from China
Topic |   US-China tech war

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Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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A chip by Huawei's subsidiary HiSilicon is displayed at the Huawei China Eco-Partner Conference in Fuzhou, Fujian province, China March 21, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Are China’s investments in semiconductors all for naught? US expert says China is at a crossroads

  • The desire to cut reliance on foreign chips and become a global leader in the semiconductor industry has never been stronger in Beijing than it is now
Topic |   US-China tech war

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A chip by Huawei's subsidiary HiSilicon is displayed at the Huawei China Eco-Partner Conference in Fuzhou, Fujian province, China March 21, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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