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Taiwan chip production on track for record in 2021, even bigger 2022

Taipei and TSMC urge Japanese investment in island's semiconductor supply chain

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. this month said it will build a new factory in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung.   © Reuters

TAIPEI -- Taiwan's semiconductor production is expected to jump by more than a quarter this year to a record high, a new estimate shows, marking the biggest rise in the past decade as suppliers rush to ease a global chip shortage.

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