China's Flawed Chip Strategy

Flannery, Russell
June 2009
Forbes Asia;6/8/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 10, p20
The article presents an interview with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd.'s chairman, Morris Chang. When asked about the outlook for the semiconductor industry across the world for 2009, he says that the changes in the industry are unpredictable because the number of orders for semiconductors exceeded his expectations. Commenting on Taiwan's semiconductor industry, he states that Taiwan has 65% of the foundry business and in the future there will be more improvements in the industry.


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