Visitors look at a silicon wafer display at the SEMICON China trade fair in Shanghai, March 17, 2021. Photo: Reuters
Explainer | Everything you need to know about the global semiconductor shortage
  • The shortage was exacerbated by ‘double booking’ from anxious chip buyers, who were concerned about supply chain security amid the US-China tech war
  • Beyond consumer electronics, the tight supply has begun to impact China’s giant home appliance manufacturing sector
8 Jun 2021 - 11:40AM