Fri. Apr 12th, 2024

Semiconductor shortage looms: largest chipmaker TSMC's plant damaged by Taiwan earthquake

A series of strong 7.7-magnitude tremors struck Taiwan today.

The earthquake is already considered the most powerful in the region in 25 years.

Many buildings on the island were damaged, including the plant of TSMC, the world's largest semiconductor manufacturer.

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The Taiwanese semiconductor company produces chips for a wide range of IT companies, including Apple, AMD, NVIDIA and other global technology giants as customers.

The disaster caused some semiconductor production lines to be seriously damaged damaged, and the company's work could be stopped for several weeks. Most likely, this will lead to chip shortages and higher prices for video cards, processors, smartphones and other hardware.

TSMC is currently estimating losses of $60 million.

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