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Taiwan: capacity constraints and global chip supply

Taiwan’s economy is being buffeted by several apparently unconnected shocks – a drought, power outages and an outbreak of COVID-19. But they are all linked to severe capacity shortages resulting from the extraordinary strength of global electronics demand. With export orders still sky-high, domestic capacity constraints and global chip shortages will persist.

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