Record Taiwan Chip Production To Continue, Expanding Over 25% in 2022

The global chip supply is expected to get some relief from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) and the other Taiwanese Semiconductor manufacturers next year. A Taiwan government think tank forecasts output will grow 25.9% in 2021 to a 4.1 trillion New Taiwan dollars ($147 billion). Producers are struggling to keep up with the surging demand even as they invest in new capacity. A recent report published by Taiwan government think tank, The Industry, Science and Technology International Strategy Center (ISTI) … Continue reading “Record Taiwan Chip Production To Continue, Expanding Over 25% in 2022”

China America Decoupling Sees Bilateral Technology Investment Plunge 96%

With tensions from China escalating around the globe from trade wars to credit implosions like the Evergrande debacle just the latest. U.S. and China bilaterial Technology investment has been obliterated as they decouple their supply chains Bain and Co.reports.

Chip Shortage and COVID Slams Taiwan Stock Index in Biggest 2 Day Collapse in Thirty Years

Taiwan’s stock index (TAIEX) has been one of the success stories of 2021, led by Taiwan Semi Conductor $TSM. However the chip shortage is taking it’s toll and new outbreaks of the coronavirus has shocked the island nation. The TAIEX is down 8.6% in the largest 2 day drop since 1990 and down more than 13% from its April high

Chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Dominating Automaker Price Negotiation Pressures Inflation Risk

The global semiconductor chip shortage, the result of lower production from COVID restrictions and increased demand due to Work From Anywhere (WFA). Then we have a delay in Intel’s chips. This has put the Taiwanese Semi giants in a powerful position for upcoming negotiations with automakers. 

Coronavirus Highest Risk International Cities Bangkok, Hong Kong and Taipei

Bangkok, Hong Kong and Taipai are currently the cities most at risk from a global spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in a study based on the number of air travelers predicted to arrive there from the worst affected cities in mainland China.