Even as Washington works to reduce its reliance on foreign semiconductor partners, Taiwan will continue to be a crucial supplier of the most cutting-edge microchips available, according to the US ambassador to the island.
The decision by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company to establish chip manufacturing facilities in the US, according to Hsiao Bi-Khim, the senior representative of the Taiwanese government in the US, is a significant step toward further consolidating safe and reliable supply chains.
At this time, she added, “We don’t see anyone replacing the potential Taiwan has developed over the years.”
Taiwan has worked to protect its close ties with the US while guaranteeing that it continues to lead the world in the production of cutting-edge semiconductors. In light of escalating hostilities with China, which asserts control over the island, this was a significant step.