Taiwan President's Chosen Successor Opposes China Chip Opening

  • KMT chairman Chu against mainland funds for chip designers
  • Government had proposed lifting ban in $19 billion industry

Taiwan's ruling party Kuomintang presidential candidate Eric Chu.

Photographer: Billy H.C. Kwok/Bloomberg

Taiwanese presidential hopeful Eric Chu said he opposed mainland Chinese investment in the island’s microchip designers, breaking with his ally, outgoing President Ma Ying-jeou, as he attempts to close a wide gap in the polls.

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