26 November 2022

Why is the world running short on semiconductors? | Inside Story



Semiconductors are in almost every electronic item we use. But they're in short supply, as Taiwan supplies nearly 60 percent of the world's chips. The auto industry is one of the worst affected, with car makers shutting down factories and laying off workers. So why are supplies so low? And could the race to make up the shortfall ignite political tensions? Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom Guests: June Park – Political economist. Jim Anderson – CEO, SocialFlow. June Teufel Dreyer – Professor of Political Science, University of Miami and editor of 'Taiwan in the Era of Tsai Ing-Wen: Changes and Challenges'. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #InsideStory #Taiwan #Semiconductors
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