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TSMC Says Trade Tensions Could Disrupt Supply of Chip Equipment

  • Semiconductor is a key focal point in U.S.-China frictions
  • The chipmaker is facing growing geopolitical uncertainties
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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world’s largest contract chipmaker, warned for the first time that trade tensions may disrupt its access to key production equipment and hit its operations, amid increasing friction between the U.S. and China.