ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Semiconductors

Taiwan tech firms fear fallout after US raises supply chain alarm

White House report also cites overreliance on Japan and South Korea as risk

Much of a 250-page White House report released on June 8 is aimed at China, but Taiwan and Japan were both mentioned more than 80 times. (Source photos by TSMC and the White House website)

TAIPEI -- Tech suppliers in Taiwan, Japan and South Korea have been bracketed alongside China as "dangerous risks" to U.S. national security -- underlining how Washington's desire to strengthen its supply chains could rebound on business in Asia.

In a 250-page report released on June 8, U.S. officials produced a comprehensive picture of the country's supply chain vulnerabilities in four key areas: semiconductors, battery technology, pharmaceuticals and minerals.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more