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Business is brisk for Taiwan's chip industry despite Covid-19

TAIPEI – Taiwan’s semiconductor industry has long been hailed as the island’s “sacred mountain”, shielding it from setbacks as a result of geopolitical tensions and other factors.

The island currently holds around 50 per cent of the world’s computer chip foundry production capacity, according to Joanne Chiao, a researcher at Taiwanese research firm TrendForce.

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