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Taiwanese exec warns of tech 'casualties' from U.S.-China row

SK Hynix wins 1-year exemption from Washington's tighter export rules

Workers at an SK Hynix plant in Icheon, South Korea: The chipmaker says it has obtained a waiver to continue using U.S.-made chip equipment in China.   © Reuters

TAIPEI/SEOUL -- The head of a leading Apple supplier has warned the tech world to brace for "casualties" as antagonism between the U.S. and China breaks up global supply chains.

Speaking to reporters in Taipei on Wednesday, Pegatron Chairman and CEO T.H. Tung said the U.S export controls unveiled last week show Washington's "determination to decouple" America's tech industry from that of China.

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