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Taiwan chipmaker Winbond sees 'long-term' impact from Ukraine war

Apple supplier eyes EV, smart agriculture, cybersecurity as growth catalysts

Winbond Electronics Chairman Arthur Chiao Yu-cheng says he expects the Ukraine war to have a long-term impact on inflation and consumer spending. (Source photos by Cheng Ting-Fang) 

TAIPEI -- The war in Ukraine is poised to have a "long-term" impact on the chip industry by compounding the mounting risks from inflation, according to Taiwanese memory chipmaker and key Apple and Samsung supplier Winbond Electronics.

Winbond Chairman and CEO Arthur Chiao Yu-cheng told Nikkei Asia that business is booming for chipmakers thanks to a pandemic-fueled surge in electronics demand but uncertainty looms on the horizon.

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