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Chipmaker Xilinx says car supply crunch goes beyond semiconductors

Shortage of other inputs also poses uncertainty for rosy 2021 growth outlook

Victor Peng, president and CEO of Xilinx, says the U.S. chipmaker is doing its best to meet customers' needs amid a severe semiconductor shortage. (Photo courtesy of Xilinx)

TAIPEI -- U.S. chipmaker Xilinx has warned that the supply crunch affecting the auto industry will not be quickly resolved, saying problems extend beyond semiconductor manufacturing to supplies of other materials and components.

Victor Peng, Xilinx president and CEO, told Nikkei Asia in an interview that he hoped a serious shortage would not be prolonged but pointed to constraints in other parts of the supply chain.

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