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Sales at Apple and Huawei chipmaker TSMC power ahead on 5G

World's largest chip maker says "prepared" for possible U.S. tech controls

TSMC, the main computer chip supplier to Apple and China's Huawei, forecast rising sales in 2020 thanks to 5G, and said it was "prepared" for any new export controls on China's use of US technology. (Nikkei Montage/source photo by TSMC and Reuters) 

TAIPEI -- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, the world's biggest contract chip maker and the main chip supplier to Apple and Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, said on Thursday that it was "prepared" for any new restrictions on U.S. technology that Washington may place on its Chinese clients as it forecast a rise in sales for the coming year.

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