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PC makers scramble to capitalize on coronavirus-boosted demand

Disrupted production forces Asustek and others to rethink China supply chains

TAIPEI -- Demand for PCs is booming thanks to teleworking and remote learning measures introduced around the world to combat the coronavirus pandemic, but the industry is bracing for longer-term challenges including an eventual downturn in the market and the need to diversify production away from China.

PC makers may also struggle to make the most of the short-term spike in orders as they grapple with supply chain disruptions.

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