‘TSMC considers Germany for its first European chip plant’
TSMC is considering the construction of its first European chip manufacturing factory, which bodes well for the prospective host country, Germany.
TSMC CEO Wei stated that the business is engaging with European customers and partners to examine the prospect of developing a fabrication site durin... Read more
‘TSMC is talking to suppliers about its first European plant’
According to a Financial Times report, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is in advanced negotiations with major suppliers about establishing its first European facility in Dresden, Germany.
According to the report, TSMC is sending a team of top executives to Germany in early 2023 to eva... Read more
Infineon CEO wants EU chip plants to decrease reliance on Asia
Reuters reports that Infineon CEO Jochen Hanebeck supports contract manufacturers developing new European semiconductor plants to decrease his company's dependency on Asian suppliers.
About 15 percent of the German chipmaker's production components currently come from Taiwan. In an interview wit... Read more
European lawmakers blacklisted by China are intent on visiting Taiwan
Will the move provoke a confrontation with Beijing? The EU hopes not.
An eight-member delegation from the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China is scheduled to arrive in Taiwan on Tuesday, November 1. The delegation includes Dutch parliamentarian Sjoerd Sjoerdsma, Ukrainian parliamentarian Mykol... Read more
Shortages of low-cost chips hold up €600 billion industry
TSMC's top executive said that a prevalent shortage of budget chips is the reason behind slowed production in the $600 billion semiconductor industry.
TSMC CEO Wei recently revealed that there is a constant deficit of low-end economical chips priced anywhere from $0.50 to $10. According to Wei, ... Read more
Spain invests $12 billion in the semiconductor sector
The Spanish government wants to invest over $12.3B in developing a local semiconductor industry. As a result, a major complication arose; chip manufacturers are onboard to withstand any challenges.
Funded by the European Union, the finances were allotted to balance the economic consequences of t... Read more
TSMC does not have plans to build chip factories in Europe
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) stated on Wednesday that it has no definite intentions to build chip factories in Europe, despite the European Union's attempts to encourage Taiwanese companies to do so.
Due to the global scarcity of semiconductors affecting numerous industries, Tai... Read more
Taiwan assures the EU it will continue to be a ‘trusted’ chip partner
At rare high-level discussions on Thursday, Taiwanese Economic Minister Wang Mei-hua assured a top European Union official that Taiwan would continue to be a trusted partner for the global chip sector and stabilize the supply chain, which Taipei characterized as a significant breakthrough.
Taiwa... Read more
Taiwan sees an opportunity for cooperation with the European Union on chips
The Taiwanese government believes there is much room for cooperation with the European Union on semiconductors. The response comes after the bloc announced plans to boost its chip industry and reduce dependence on Asian and US suppliers.
The bloc’s plan mentions Taiwan, home to the world’s l... Read more
Lithuania and Taiwan team up to take on China over microchips
The alliance between the two countries could help Europe gain a foothold in the chip-making landscape.
Lithuania's showdown with China over Taiwan could deliver an unexpected windfall to the small Baltic nation, according to a report in POLITICO. In fact, Lithuania could realize a boon that Fra... Read more