what would happen if China got its hands on this jewel of Taiwanese industry?

what would happen if China got its hands on this jewel of Taiwanese industry?
what would happen if China got its hands on this jewel of Taiwanese industry?

SEEN FROM ELSEWHERE – The world’s most in-demand computer chips are manufactured at TSMC factories in Taiwan. If China were to ever invade the island, these industrial facilities would come under Beijing’s control. According to experts, however, Taiwan has a solution in store if this scenario were to occur.

By Benedikt Fuest (Die Welt)

The world’s largest chipmaker, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), is located near the sea: from TSMC’s headquarters in Hsinchu Science Park, it is only half a hour drive to reach the coastal port of Nanlioao, the wide sandy beaches and the small villages of the Formosa Strait.

If China one day decided to invade Taiwan, its troops could land on these beaches and seize the jewel of Taiwanese industry. Indeed, TSMC’s importance to the global economy has continued to grow in recent years.

Faced with the growing demand for high-performance computer chips, TSMC has also increased its production capacities; In Hsinchu and the coastal city of Tainan alone, there are nine chip factories. This is where the most popular computer chips in the world today are manufactured, those needed by companies like Apple

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