Phnom Penh (FN), Mar. 15 – Semiconductors or chips are tiny pieces of silicones that power almost every electronic device we use today. From consumer-grade fridges to the most advanced fighter jets, semiconductors play an indispensable role in today’s global economic, technological, and military sectors.
The strategic competition between the United States and China has put pressure on the global supply chains of semiconductors, gradually turning chip production into another geopolitical tension that could bifurcate electronic device production and flow into ‘red’ and ‘blue’ camps.
Read AVI Commentary: "Geopolitics of Semiconductors" below.
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