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Chip backlogs stretch to 2 years, vexing Sony and electronics makers

Shipment delays cut into production of digital cameras, air conditioners

A NXP Semiconductors facility in Arizona: Chipmakers are responding to boost supplies, with wafer shipments increasing 14% in 2021.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Delays in the delivery of semiconductors are forcing electronics manufacturers like Sony to scramble, with lead times for orders reaching as long as nearly two years.

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