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Battle between Samsung, TSMC set to intensify

Aiming to be globe's No. 2 foundry, S. Korean icon takes show to Japan

Samsung Electronics takes aim at Taiwan Semiconductor in the growing foundry market.

TOKYO -- For Samsung Electronics, Japan forms an important part of its aggressive push into the foundry business and its aim to hold a 25% share of that market in five years.

The South Korean technology group -- the world's top chipmaker by sales in the second quarter of this year -- wants to reduce its dependence on the memory chip business, in which it has global dominance.

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